Jayden Daniels was born to his beloved parents, Javon ‘Jay’ Daniels and Regina Jackson, in San Bernardino, California, USA.
Daniels was blessed with supportive parents who were always his greatest strength and encouraged him to thrive for the better. they were his rock and his greatest cheerleaders.
Moreover, he has a big family including his aunts, cousins and other relatives who pushed him to achieve his dreams. Jayden is passionate, exudes positivity and gives 100% in all of his endeavours, thanks to them.
Without their constant uplift and motivation, the footballer would not have reached his current position; his family members groomed him to be an incredible athlete with a strong work ethic.
Jayden’s Mom and Dad: Meet Jay Daniels and Regina Jackson
Jayden is the proud son of Jay Daniels and Regina Jackson; they welcomed him into the beau monde in 2000, and he marks a successful year around the sun on December 18 each year.
The athlete posted some photos with his parents on his social media sites; moreover, her dad is also on Instagram under the controller @_yo_itz_jay. However, Jay made the 7772 attachments he shared visible to only 1.3k users who follow his journey.
Daniels was also attached to his grandparents, whom he lost to Covid in 2021; he even posted an Instagram post to pay a heartfelt tribute to them. The footballer last met them in May 2021 and wanted to give his dad (grandfather) a shirt after he was discharged from hospital but was unable to do so.
Although they are gone, they will never be forgotten, and the LSU Tigers quarterback and his family will always love and embrace their memories forever in their hearts.
Jayden Daniels walked in his father’s footsteps
Daniels’ father was also an athlete who played college football as a corner kick at Washington State and Iowaso he wanted his son to play corner.
Although the footballer pursued a sports career as Jay, he chose to play as a quarterback and idolized Donovan McNabb. Additionally, he had McNabb’s Philadelphia Eagles jersey and chose jersey no. 5 while the former NFL quarterback wore number five.
The father-son duo started playing football when they were young, and Jayden officially played flag football when he was five years old. Later, when he turned seven, he was a freshman in tackle football; although the LSU Tigers quarterback was not a star player in his youth, he still played and became a four-star recruit at Cajon High School in California.