Odell Beckham Jr Biography
Odell Beckham Jr., also known as OBJ, is a National Football League free agent.
Beckham was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and attended LSU before being drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Since his debut, Beckham has been one of the most popular players in the NFL.
In his first year at LSU, Beckham started the 2012 BCS National Championship Game and went on to win the Paul Hornung Award after his junior season in 2013.
Beckham set numerous NFL rookie receiving records in his first season with the New York Giants, despite missing the first four games of the season due to injury.
Beckham spent the offseason recovering from an ACL injury, and there was much speculation about whether he would re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers or sign with another team.
Despite the fact that he is still unsigned, Beckham attended the Rams’ championship banner ceremony before their opening night game against the Buffalo Bills at SoFi Stadium on September 8, 2022.
Odell Beckham Jr Career
At Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana, he lettered in track, basketball, and football. He performed the positions of wide receiver, quarterback, running back, and cornerback for the Greenies football team.
As a junior, he scored three times on the ground and hauled in 45 passes for 743 yards and 10 touchdowns. As a senior, he joined Cooper Manning as the only players in school history to haul in 50 passes for 1,010 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Additionally, he passed for 90 yards and one touchdown, gained 331 yards on the ground for six touchdowns, and averaged 30.0 yards on punt returns.
Beckham played basketball for four years and earned all-district honors his junior and senior years. Following in his mother’s footsteps, Beckham was a standout track and field athlete at Newman High School who excelled in the sprinting and jumping events. His career-best leap of 6.83 meters earned him silver in the long jump at the 2010 Newman Invitational.
He placed sixth in the 200-meter dash with a personal-best time of 22.31 seconds and sixth in the long jump with a height of 6.71 meters at the 2010 LA 2A State Meet.
He also took part in the 4 200 m and 4 100 m relay races for Newman. Beckham grew up playing soccer and idolizing David Beckham, an English player.
The coaches at Beckham’s soccer club offered him the chance to try out for a junior national team program, but he declined because he did not want to spend the necessary time abroad given his talent in other sports back home.
Rivals.com and Scout.com both rated Beckham as the No. 6 wide receiver and No. 40 player in the country, respectively. He chose Louisiana State University over scholarship offers from schools such as Ole Miss, Nebraska, Tulane, and Tulsa, among others (LSU). He also competed in the US Army All-American Bowl in 2011.
Odell Beckham Jr Age
He was born on November 5, 1992, so as of 2022, his age was 30 years.
Odell Beckham Jr Height and Weight
His height is 1.8 meters and his weight is 90 kg.
Odell Beckham Jr Wife
Odell Beckham Jr. is not yet married, however, he is reportedly dating Instagram personality, model, and actress, Lauren Wood.
Odell Beckham Jr Parents
He was born to Odell Beckham, Sr., and Heather Van Norman.
Odell Beckham Jr children
As of 2022, he had one child and the name of the child is Zydn Beckham.
Odell Beckham Jr Net worth
He has a net worth of $15 million.