John Garrett Biography

December 26, 2019
First published on:December 26, 2019
by Vineet

Facts of John Garrett

Birth Name John Morgan Garrett
Birth Place Danville, Pennsylvania
Famous Name John Garrett
Birth Date March 2, 1965
Father Jim Garett
Net Worth $19 million
Salary $954,768
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 140 lb (64 kg)
Nationality American
Profession NFL Coach
Currently Working For Lafayette College
University attended Princeton University
School attended Hunting Valley
Married to Honor Garrett
Children John Morgan, Honor, Olivia and Caroline
Religion Christian

John Morgan Garrett is an American football coach and former wide receiver who played with Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals, San Antonio Riders, Buffalo Bills. After retirement, he served as a coach for the teams likes Arizona Cardi Cardinal, University of Virginia, Dallas Cowboys, Tama Bay Buccaneers, the University of Richmond and currently, he is serving as a coach for the Lafayette College. He has also been the administrator of the Tempa Bay and Buccaneers (pro personnel assistant) and Cincinnati Bengal.

Former NLF wide receiver was born on March 2, 1965, in Danville, Pennsylvania, and is the son of the legendary player and coach Jim Garrett. He has finished his high school education from Hunting Valley (OH) University, and later on, he enrolled at Princeton University.

Net Worth and Salary

John Garrett is a former player, coach, and administrator of NFL, who has earned a good amount of fortune and wealth through his career. He has an estimated net worth of around $19 million as of 2019.

Currently, he as a head coach at Lafayette College, where he is earning about $954,768 as an annual salary. Having worked as a coaching staff for more than two decades with several colleges and NBA teams, she has made career earnings of more than $10 million.

Besides playing and managing, he has also handled the administration of the teams like Cincinnati Bengals and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He reportedly earned $500,000 annually as an administrator.

Wife: Honor Garrett

Former NFL wide receiver John is a married man. He is the father of four children who bound in a marriage knot since the late '90s with Honor Garrett. He met his future wife Honor in 1996 and often recalls the moment to be the best of his life.

"The greatest day of my life was 23 years ago when I met Honor."

Garrett said.

John's Wife Honor Garrett SOURCE: Twitter @coachjohn

His spouse Honor currently is a social activist, and together, she and her husband John often participate on charity-related programs. However, John's wife Honor's real profession is a Gym and Health advisor who also gives classes about yoga and fitness. 

The lovely couple has spent almost two decades together and raise four adorable children named John Morgan, Honor, Olivia and Caroline.

Family Background 

John belongs to the Athlete family, where he grew up with his eight siblings playing Soccer since his childhood age. Jhon's father, Jim Garett, was a famous NFL player, and his brothers are also well-renowned personalities in the NFL.

In 1960-65, his father Jim worked as a head soccer coach at Utah State University. In 1985, he served as a college soccer instructor at the Susquehanna College, who played for Rutherford High School from 1944–48 as a fullback and blocker. His father died on 9 February 2018, at Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.

John Garrett with his father Jim Garreyy and his sibling SOURCE: Twitter @coachjohn

John's brother Jason Garrett is an American professional football coach and former player who is the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

John Garrett with his brothers Jason and Judd Garrett SOURCE: Twitter @coachjohn

His other brother Judd Garret is an American professional football coach and former player who is the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

Education and Professional Career

John wanted to be a famous soccer player since his childhood age. Following his dream, he went on to study and play football at two Ivy League schools, i.e. Columbia University and Princeton University. He graduated from Princeton with a degree in history in 1988, and completed his university thesis on "The American Football League." 

In 1988 he began his professional career at the Dallas Cowboys training camp. By 1989 he was then with the Cincinnati Bengal as a wide receiver. The next season, he played in the San Antonio Riders World League.

John Garrett Coaching Lafayette:

In the late 90's he took retirement from the playing career, and then in 1995 and ending in 1998, Garrett served as an offensive assistant and wide receivers coach for the Cincinnati Bengals.

After that has served in many teams and universities as a coach like Arizona Cardi Cardinal, University of Virginia, Dallas Cowboys, Tama Bay Buccaneers, University of Richmond, and currently, he is serving as a coach for the Lafayette College.

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