About Desean Jackson
It has been claimed that the overall size of DeSean Jackson net worth reaches 2.2 million dollars. However, there are some other sources which have estimated his net worth to be as high as 14 million dollars, as of right now. DeSean Jackson has earned his net worth through his career in American football, where he is playing in the position of a wide receiver. In addition, he is also a return specialist for the Washington Redskins, which is playing in the National Football League. These involvements of him have also added up to the total estimate of DeSean Jackson net worth.
When he was studying in the University of California in Berkeley, DeSean Jackson was playing college football. He was also titled as an All-American player. In 2008 he participated in the NFL Draft, where he was chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round. DeSean Jackson has been selected to the Pro Bowl games three times. In fact, he became the first player who has been chosen to the Pro Bowl in two different positions, those being as a wide receiver and return specialist in 2010.
The football player was born in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. When he graduated from high school, he was sought after by many universities to play in their college football teams. In addition to playing football, he was also active in baseball and running track. In his senior year, he was sought after by the Philadelphia Phillies as well as the Tampa Bay Rays. DeSean Jackson has played in the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins teams and playing in both of them has also increased the total size of DeSean Jackson net worth.
In 2014 he signed a contract with the Washington Redskins. The contract was stated to be worth 24 million dollars and 16 million dollars out of those 24 million are guaranteed money. The contract is supposed to last for six years.
In addition to his own career as a football player, DeSean Jackson has a brother named Byron who is also a wide receiver for the San Jose State. Before he became such a well known name in football, DeSean Jackson wanted to study social welfare in California. In 2009 his father passed away because of pancreatic cancer. Currently, DeSean Jackson is living in New Jersey. American football has made his name very popular in sports field and also added up to the overall estimate of DeSean Jackson net worth.