Naji Harris is an American football player who plays as an early defender for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League. He is a college prodigy and was recently picked 24th in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Naji Harris Early Life
Naji was born on March 9, 1998 in Martinez, California. He is black and follows Christianity. He is currently 23 years old. There is not much information about his parents or family, but it is known that his mother’s name is Tianna Hicks, and his father’s name is Kurt Harris. He grew up with his family in Antioch, California, and in an interview, he said he moved to different places and his family lived in dire financial problems, homelessness and abuse. It is known that Naji has three brothers and sisters, a sister and two brothers. He is the youngest child in the family. As a child, he was always actively involved in sports and wanted to become a football player.
Najee Harris Biography
|Real Name||Najee Jerome Harris|
|Birth Date||March 9, 1998|
|Birth Place||Martinez, California, USA|
|Profession||American Football Player|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimetres – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 104 kg – in Pounds – 230 lbs|
|Chest Size||43 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
|Biceps Size||17 Inches|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|School||Antioch high school|
|College||University of Alabama|
|Who is his Girlfriend?||–|
Naji graduated from high school at a local school in Antioch, and to complete his secondary education, he entered Antioch High School in 2013. He joined the high school football team and set various records in his sophomore year of high school. After graduating from university in 2016, he entered the University of Alabama to pursue college and football studies. He graduated from college in 2020 with a degree in consumer sciences with negligible welfare.
Naji Harris’s career
Naji started his soccer career in high school where he played for the high school soccer team. In his sophomore year of high school, he ran 2,263 yards, making 24 touchdowns, while in high school, he ran 2,775 yards, making 34 touchdowns. He set an impressive record during his high school years, prompting various top college football teams to apply to him for employment, including the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Ohio State Buccays. Later, his career took off when he joined the University of Alabama college football team as an early defender in the Crimson Tide. In his freshman year, he played 14 games and finished the season with 370 years and 61 carries. In his sophomore year, he played alongside Damien Harris and Josh Jacobs in 15 games.
He finished the season with 783 yards, 117 transfers and 4 touchdowns. Naji played hard against Arkansas State. In his junior grade, he became a major player in the early quarterback after Damian and Josh moved to the NFL. That 2019 season, he recorded 1,224 yards and 13 touchdowns. He was expected to compete in the 2020 NFL Draft, but he stayed on to finish his senior year in college. In 2020, he played as an early player again and the team beat the Georgia Bulls and Missouri Tigers.
Naji recorded his best game of the season again at Miss, where he recorded 206 yards and 6 touchdowns. He ended his college football career with impressive records and excellent form. He was recently selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an early player in the 2021 NFL Draft as their 24th overall pick. Naji surpassed Le’Veon Ball’s record to become Best Rookie in six Steelers appearances.
Naji Harris Personal life
Naji said little about his personal life and relationships. He was very personal in his personal life. Currently, he does not meet with anyone and is single. He is more focused on building his career to overcome all the early life challenges he faced in the past. Naji is very close to his mother and often uploads pictures with her. He also loves to devote his time to his faith and religion and sincerely believes in God.
Naji Harris Net Worth
Naji only recently started his career and until now has only played in college matches. Since college students are not paid, it’s hard to say that he has made a lot of money so far. Moreover, at the moment he is still dependent on his family and therefore his net worth is estimated accordingly, including his income after joining the NFL. As of 2021, his net worth was around $ 500,000.
After high school, Naji was ranked number one from the 2017 batch of Scout and Rivals, while ESPN ranked him 3rd overall and 247sports ranked him 2nd.
He was coached by Nick Saban when he was on Crimson Tide at the University of Alabama.
Naji was invited to participate in Nike’s Discovery 2015 and 2016 as the MVP of the 2016 Rivals 100 five-star competition.
He was named All-Metro Player of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle magazine in 2015 and 2016.