JJ McCarthy Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Biography

JJ McCarthy is a popular American football quarterback for the Michigan Wolverines football team. JJ McCarthy has been granted eligibility for the 2024 National Football League (NFL). He is among 54 underclassmen granted eligibility for the National Football League draft on Tuesday. He entered college football at the Michigan State University football team.
He was awarded as “CFP national champion”, “Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year”, “First-team All-Big Ten” and “Second-team All-Big Ten”. Hello, I am your host tell you below about JJ McCarthy’s Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Ethnicity, Net Worth, and Biography.

JJ McCarthy Wiki/Biography

JJ McCarthy was born on 20th January 2003 (Age: 21 years old; As of 2024) in La Grange Park, IIIinois, United States of America. He follows Christianity (religion) and his nationality is American. His zodiac sign is Aquarius and his ethnicity is White.
JJ McCarthy
He is a famous quarterback football player. His full name is Jonathan James McCarthy and we also called him J.J. McCarthy. He is best known for his Jersey No. 9 and class-Junior with Quarterback.

JJ McCarthy High School & College

JJ McCarthy completed his primary education from a nearly private school in his hometown in La Grange Park, IIIinois, United States of America. Just after, he finished his high schooling at Nazareth Academy High School in La Grange Park, USA, and IMG Academy High School in Bradenton.
His parents wanted his higher education along with football games, so he enrolled and completed his Bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University from 2021 to 2023. He thought to fulfill his parent’s dreams and own country’s fame on the world map.

JJ McCarthy Biodata

  • Name-JJ McCarthy
  • Full Name- Jonathan James McCarthy 
  • Nickname-JJ
  • Gender-Male
  • Age-21 years old (As of 2024)
  • Profession-Footballer
  • Date of Birth-20th January 2003
  • BirthPlace-La Grange Park, IIIinois, USA
  • Hometown-La Grange Park
  • Nationality-American
  • Sexuality-Straight
  • High School-Nazareth Academy, IMG Academy
  • College/University-Michigan (2021-2023) 
  • Education Qualification-Bachelor degree 
  • Ethnicity-White
  • Relationship Status-Committed
  • Marital Status-Unmarried
  • Religion-Christianity
  • Hobbies/Interests-Playing games, Travel
  • Parents-Father-Jim McCarthy, Mother-Megan McCarthy
  • Siblings-Sister-Caitlin and Morgan
  • Kids-N/A
  • Girlfriend-Katya Kuropas
  • Wife-N/A
  • Net Worth-$1 million dollars (approx)
  • Jersey No. 9-Michigan Wolverines
  • Position: Quarterback
  • Class: Junior

JJ McCarthy Career History

  • 2021 Oranga Bowl (December)
  • 2022 Fiesta Bowl (December)
  • 2024 Rose Bowl (Off. MVP)
  • High School: Nazareth Academy (La Grange Park) 
  • IMG Academy (Bradenton) 
  • College: Michigan (2021-2023)

JJ McCarthy Career Highlights and Awards

  • CFP national champion (2023)
  • Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year (2023)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2023)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2022)

JJ McCarthy College Statistics

  • In 2021, for Michigan Wolverines recorded as 11 games played, 0 games started, 0-0 record, 516 passing yards, 5 passing touchdowns, 124 rushing yards, 2 rushing touchdowns. 
  • In 2022, for Michigan Wolverines recorded as 14 games played, 13 games started, 12-1 record, 2,719 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 306 rushing yards, 5 rushing touchdowns. 
  • In 2023, for Michigan Wolverines recorded as 15 games played, 15 games started, 15-0 record, 2,991 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 202 rushing yards, 3 rushing touchdowns. 
  • In his career for Michigan Wolverines recorded as 40 games played, 28 games started, 27-1 record, 6,226 passing yards, 49 passing touchdowns, 632 rushing yards, 10 rushing touchdowns.

JJ McCarthy Height & Weight

JJ McCarthy is well-suited for the quarterback position in the NFL due to his remarkable physical attributes. Standing at an impressive 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 202 pounds (92 kg), JJ McCarthy possesses, a strong and imposing presence on the football ground. This size, power, and strength make J.J. McCarthy a formidable player. JJ McCarthy was famous for size, and tremendous vertical leap, they helped his high school and college win the equivalent of many state-level titles. 
With top-tier athleticism and game-breaking speed to go along with his power and speed. JJ McCarthy can be a reliable deep threat and playmaker for whichever team drafts J.J. While J.J.’s flexibility, frame, and blocking are areas for concern, his speed, fight for the best score, and ability to create separation makes him a perfect fit for success.
 
JJ McCarthy height and weight

JJ McCarthy’s height and weight

  • Height: 6′ 3″ inches (approx.) 
  • Weight: 202 pounds (approx.)
  • Eye color: Black
  • Hair color: Black
  • Body Type: Athletic
J.J. McCarthy’s noted strengths according to Bleacher Report:
  • Elite speed.
  • It’s a diverse release package.
  • Quick, detailed route-runner.
  • Good ability to hand-fight with DBs and create separation that way. Do not lose speed while doing so.
  • Decent agility for his size along with elite speed.

JJ McCarthy Parents & Family

He was born on 20th January 2003 (Age: 21 years old; As of 2024) in La Grange Park, IIIinois, United States of America. He grew up with his parents and siblings in La Grange Park, IIIinois, United States of America. He belongs to a well-educated and medium-class family.
JJ McCarthy with his parents and siblings

JJ McCarthy with his parents and siblings

His father’s name is Jim McCarthy, he played in high school football at Riverside Brookfield High School in IIIinois, where his father was a star running back player. His father also played baseball at Lake Park College, as per the newspaper, which was profiling his volunteer work as a youth football coach.
His mother’s name is Megan McCarthy, she was a competitive figure skater, as per the Chicago Tribune. She works as a senior project manager at a staffing agency. His mother and father both were honored by the Greater La Grange YMCA for their work in the community. He has two sisters named Caitlin and Morgan. 

JJ McCarthy’s Girlfriend & Relationships

JJ McCarthy is a best-game performer and talented player. JJ McCarthy is very serious about his future career and his parent’s dreams.
JJ McCarthy kissed his girlfriend Katya

JJ McCarthy kissed his girlfriend Katya

So, he has only one girlfriend since high school named Katya Kuropas and they are now engaged in his life currently.
JJ McCarthy old photo with his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy’s old photo with his girlfriend

They started dating together in 2018.
JJ McCarthy selfie with his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy’s selfie with his girlfriend

His girlfriend shared many photos with him on her Instagram account.
JJ McCarthy fun with his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy had fun with his girlfriend

His girlfriend’s Instagram account ID is @katyakuropas
JJ McCarthy before the football match in the University with his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy before the football match at the University with his girlfriend

The couple celebrated their fourth anniversary in October 2022.
JJ McCarthy with his girlfriend on a vacation

JJ McCarthy with his girlfriend on a vacation

At present, his relationship status is committed and his marital status is unmarried (no wife).
JJ McCarthy romantic pose with his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy’s romantic pose with his girlfriend

So, now, it is right to say that JJ McCarthy is only dating his career and giving all his focus to his first love, the game, and giving all the time on the field.
JJ McCarthy engaged with his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy engaged to his girlfriend

JJ McCarthy Career

Early & High Schooling

  • JJ McCarthy started playing football and basketball at an early age. His parents also wanted to make him a famous great football player.
  • J.J. McCarthy’s mother always helped him in football games with finance and other matters. At last, he became the best American football quarterback player who has been granted special eligibility for the 2024 NFL (Draft the National Football League).
  • The NFL Draft selection is scheduled from April 25 to 27. 
  • JJ McCarthy started his football game at his high school Nazareth Academy High School in La Grange Park, USA after that he sifted to the next high school IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida as a senior in 2020 after the Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of Nazareth’s football season.
  • He reported that he played for high school’s basketball and football teams, where JJ McCarthy caught the eye of college management and game scouts. He played always in the quarterback position.

College

Season 2021

  • He attended as one of the top quarterback football players, he signed a contract to play college football for the Wolverines at the University of Michigan in May 2019. 
  • On September 4, 2021, he made his Michigan debut against Western Michigan and completed four of six passes for 80 yards, a 69-yard touchdown pass to Daylen Baldwin. 
  • In the 2021 season, he played 11 games as the backup quarterback and he made a record 34 of 59 passes for 516 yards, five touchdowns, and two interceptions.  

Season 2022

  • He starting quarterback completing 15 of 18 passes against UConn for 214 yards, 18 of 26 passes against Maryland for 220 yards, and 18 of 24 passes against Iowa for 155 yards. 
  • On 8th October, he completed 28 of 36 passes for 304 yards, two touchdowns, and 1 interception against Indiana.
  • He recorded a rushing touchdown in the 45-23 victory and passed for 263 yards and 3 passing touchdowns.
  • He recorded 20 of 34 passes for a career-high 343 yards with 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions in Fiesta Bowl.
  • As a result, in the 2022 season, he scored 208 of 322 passes for 2,719 yards, 22 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, and a 155 quarterback rating.

Season 2023

JJ McCarthy playing football for his University

JJ McCarthy playing football for his University

  • On 2nd September 2023, he recorded his best career passing game at home and ranked 2nd highest in program history. 
  • On 7th October, he recorded 12 of 16 passes for 156 yards and 2 touchdowns against Nebraska. 
  • On 8th January 2024, he recorded 10 of 18 passes for 140 yards in a 43-13 win against Washington in the College Football Playoff National Championship.
  • JJ McCarthy is on record of 54 underclassmen granted eligibility for the NFL Draft on Tuesday.
  • The NFL grants draft eligibility to underclassmen who have been out of high school education for at least three years and have renounced their college football eligibility as a J.J. McCarthy.
  • He is also active on social media platforms such as Instagram account. He has more than 445k followers on his Instagram account.

JJ McCarthy’s Net Worth & Income

J.J. McCarthy’s estimated net worth is worth $1 million dollars as of 2024. He is a popular football quarterback football player who has been granted special eligibility for the 2024 National Football League (NFL). JJ McCarthy also played for his High school Nazareth Academy High School & IMG Academy High School and the University of Michigan State. 
He earned money by prize money and award money and per year salary from the college team. He increased his income by brand sponsorships and side business income sources. However, please keep in mind and felt that net worth figures can be changed from time to time due to many reasons such as investments. He has luxury assets, a house, and car, and other equipment. He lives a joyful life with his parents, family and society.

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