Kenneth Gainwell Biography
Kenneth Gainwell is a famous American football player who is currently playing for the Philadelphia Eagles as a running back in the National Football League (NFL). Kenneth was a college football player for Memphis.
Kenneth Gainwell Age
Kenneth Gainwell was born on March 14, 1999, in Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States, and presently he is 24 years of age.
Kenneth Gainwell Height
Gainwell stands at an average stature of 5 feet 9 inches (Approximately 1.75 m).
Kenneth Gainwell Family
He was born and brought up in Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States by his supportive and protective parents Curtis Gainwell Sr. and Monica Gainwell. Kenneth was raised together with his two outstanding brothers.
Kenneth Gainwell Wife
Kenneth is not only a popular footballer but also an enigmatic person who has not publicized any information concerning his love affairs in the public eye therefore these details will be updated as soon as Kemmeth does.
Kenneth Gainwell Education
He schooled at Yazoo County High School. Kenneth was a three-year starter at quarterback for the Panthers. Kenneth passed for nine touchdowns and 1,184 yards and rushed for 20 touchdowns and 1,292 yards as a junior. Kenneth committed to Memphis to play college football after rejecting offers from Tulane and Ole Miss during the summer going into his senior season.
Kenneth passed for 10 touchdowns and 1,139 yards and ran for 32 touchdowns and 1,834 yards as a senior. Kenneth completed his high school career with 3,682 yards passing and 32 passing touchdowns and 75 rushing touchdowns and 4,730 rushing yards with one kickoff returned for a touchdown.
Kenneth Gainwell Salary
Gainwell signed a four-year deal worth $3.816 million including a $335,528 signing bonus.
Kenneth Gainwell Net Worth
Kenneth has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million US dollars.
Kenneth Gainwell Career
During summer training camp Kenneth moved to running back and before deciding to redshirt the rest of the season he played in four games as a true freshman. Kenneth completed the season with four carries for 91 yards and six receptions for 52 yards, a touchdown, and a 73-yard run. After the departure of Tony Pollard, Kenneth was named the Tigers’ starting running back as a redshirt freshman.
After rushing for a touchdown and 104 yards and gaining 204 yards and scoring two touchdowns on nine receptions in a 47–17 win over Tulane Kenneth was named the co-American Athletic Conference (AAC) player of the week on October 19, 2019. Kenneth was named the AAC Freshman of the Year and first-team All-AAC and rushed for 1,459 yards with 13 touchdowns on 231 carries and caught 51 passes for three touchdowns and 610 yards. The Football Writers Association of America named Kenneth the National Freshman of the Year and the Sporting News and the American Football Coaches Association named him a second-team All-American.
After numerous family members died from COVID-19 Kenneth opted out of his final college season six days before the season opener. In the 2021 NFL Draft Kenneth was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round (150th overall). Kenneth was thrilled
Gainwell was happy to be selected by Philadelphia, as he grew up an Eagles fan, and Darren Sproles who works for the team as a consultant was his favorite player while growing up. Furthermore, Gainwell stated that he modeled his game after Sproles. On June 3, 2021, Kenneth signed his four-year recruit contract with Philadelphia. Kenneth found moderate success as a recruit, as he completed the year with 68 carries for five touchdowns and 291 yards while adding 33 receptions for one touchdown and 253 yards. Kenneth appeared in 16 games as a recruit, as he was a healthy scratch for the Eagles’ week 11 showdown with the New Orleans Saints.
Kenneth had 53 carries for four rushing touchdowns and 240 rushing yards to go together with 23 receptions for 169 receiving yards in the 2022 season. Kenneth had one reception for nine yards and also 10 carries for a touchdown and a career-high 112 yards in the team’s 38–7 Divisional Round victory over the New York Giants. Kennth assisted the Eagles reach Super Bowl LVII where they lost 38–35 to the Kansas City Chiefs. Kenneth had seven carries for 21 rushing yards and four receptions for 20 receiving yards in the Super Bowl.