Colin Kaepernick is a native of America. He is a civil rights activist in America as well as a footballer and play as quarterback free agent. He is famous because of his controversial actions. He did not gave standing ovation during national anthem and said that “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color”. He own official social media accounts on various platforms like instagram, twitter. He is also a new face for the advertisement manager Nike. For San Francisco 49ers during NFL (National Football League), Colin Kaepernick played 6 seasons.
Colin Kaepernick Bio: Wiki, Age, Early Life
Collin Kaepernick was born on Nov.3, 1987 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Heidi Russo was the original mother of Colin while his father left her mother Ruso before Colin was born. Kaepernick was titled to Colin because he was adopted by a white couple Rick and Teresa Kaepernick. This white couple adopted Colin when they lost their 2 sons due to heart defects, while they had other two kids, a son Kyle and a daughter Devon.
Colin Kaepernick along with his new family lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, till he was only 4 years old, after wards they migrated to California. Colin Kaepernick began playing football as defense player as well as a punter when he was only 8. He studied at John H. Pitman High School, Turlock, California. Here Colin played three sports with mastery, they were, football, basketball as well as baseball. He was selected as the nominee for all-state selection in senior year for all the three sports. Colin lead his school as first-ever play-off victory, he himself was known to be the Most Valuable Player of Central California Conference in football.
Colin Kaepernick Education Details
Colin completed his higher education from the University of Nevada, Reno because this was the one and only college who offered Colin Kaepernick the football scholarship in February 2006. He started his college football career as a backup quarterback and played 11 games out of 13 as the total matches. In a single season, Colin Kaepernick became the 5th player of NCAA who had passed 2,000 yards and ran for 1,000 yards.
In the major league basketball draft of 2009, Colin Kaepernick was selected by Chicago Clubs in the 43rd round but he refused to continue with basketball and signed with university of Nevada to continue his football career. Colin completed his bachelor’s degree in business management in 2011. When Colin Kaepernick completed his senior season, he became eligible for the 2011 NFL Draft. He had a great faith on god and during an interview said that “ I think god guides me through every day and helps me take the right steps and has helped me to get to where I’m at”. His faith on god is defined by the tattoos on his body.
Colin Kaepernick Awards And Achievements
He was first awarded in 2017 as GQ Magazine citizen of the year. In the same year 2017,he was awarded by the sports illustrated Muhamad Ali Legacy Award. Afterwards he won American civil Liberties Union Eason Monroe Courageous Advocate award in 2017 itself. this was not the end of his year, he was also awarded with National prize for creative citizenship. Now this was the happy ending of his year with 4 national level awards honored to Colin.
In 2018, he was awarded by the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience. He was also honored with Harvard University W.E.B.Du Bois Medal.
Colin Kaepernick Marriage Details, Dating History
Relationship- Yes, Colin Kaepernick is in a relationship.
Girlfriend-Nessa Diab is the girlfriend of Colin Kaepernick. She is a famous radio personality and a television host too. She is mostly known for her MTV show hosting.
Married- Colin Kaepernick is not married yet.
Colin Kaepernick Parents And Siblings
Biological Parents- Mother: Heidi Russo
Father: No information available
Parents- Mother: Teresa Kaepernick
Father: Rick Kaepernick
Siblings- Kyle (Brother)