Jaxon Smith-Njigba

by John Max 17 Jan,2022
Jaxon Smith-Njigba
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Jaxon Smith-Njigba
  • Birth Place Rockwall, Texas
  • Famous Name Jaxon Smith-Njigba
  • Father Maada Smith-Njigba
  • Mother Jami Smith
  • University Team Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession American Football Player
  • Girlfriend N/A

Jaxon Smith-Njigba is an American football wide receiver playing for the Ohio State Buckeyes. He had the most catches in a single game in Ohio State history at his fifteen. Further, he recorded 347 receiving yards, setting the record for the most receiving yards in any bowl game in history at the 2022 Rose Bowl. 

Rockwall, Texas native Jaxon Smith-Njigba was born on 14th February 2002, under the star sign Aquarius. The nineteen-year-old is an American by nationality and belongs to an Afro ethnic background. He stands 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) tall and weighs 197 lb (89 kg). He is the son of Jami Smith and Maada Smith-Njigba.

How Much Is Jaxon Smith-Njigba's Net Worth In 2022?

Jaxon Smith-Njigba is yet to turn professional. He is currently in his junior season at the Ohio State Buckeyes but not getting paid. Yes, the NCAA is against paying college athletes to represent their college team. 

Scrolling through Smith-Njigba Instagram, he has paid partnership with Official Subway, earning a decent sum of money. 

As of 2022, Jaxon Smith-Njigba's net worth is under review. 

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Is Jaxon Smith-Njigba Dating?

There is no report of Jaxon Smith-Njogba's girlfriend in the media. Active on Instagram with 101k followers, he has only shared football on that page. There is no lovey-dobby scene. It's not that he has not dated his whole life but has not made it public. His personal life is totally under the shade. 

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High School & College Stats

Smith-Njigba enrolled at Rockwall High Schoo, where he played football for the school team. Hee led the Dallas area with 97 catches for 1,828 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior. He caught 104 passes for 2,094 yards and 35 touchdowns during his senior season. He was named the recipient of the Landry Award and the Texas Gatorade Football Player of the Year award. He played in the 2019 All-American Bowl.

Further, Sports Illustrated and USA Today named a high school All-American. Smith-Njigba played overall 44 games, concluding his high school career with 5,346 career receiving yards and 82 touchdowns. 

He committed to Ohio State for the college athlete. As a freshman, he appeared in seven games. He led Ohio State's freshmen with 10 receptions for 49 yards and one touchdown.

The following season, he was named a starter at the slot receiver position for the Buckeyes. On 6th November 2021, he recorded 15 receptions for 240 yards and one touchdown in a 26-17 victory over Nebraska. 

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