Jaelan Phillips Biography

Jaelan Phillips is an American football defensive end whom we will see playing for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. At a particularly youthful age, he has effectively been perceived as perhaps the best possibility in football.

Early Life

Phillips was born in Redlands, California on May 28, 1999, to Jonathan Phillips and Sabine Robertson-Phillips. He had begun playing the game when he was only 7 years of age. All gratitude to his folks that they presented football when he was so youthful. Born to an astounding family, Jaelan Phillips is appreciative that he has a sister named Brenna Phillips. The two spent their youth together and surprisingly went to a similar secondary school, Redlands East Valley High School.

Jaelan Phillips Career

Talking about his interest in the game then it started when he enrolled in Redlands East Valley High School. He remained an outstanding player in those days and finished with 264 tackles, 31.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, and 3 interceptions. Jaelan was considered one of the best prospects from the high school during 2017 and he got more than 20 scholarship offers. However, he went on with UCLA and player two seasons where he recorded 21 tackles (seven for loss), 2 pass deflections, and 3.5 sacks in total seven games. As a sophomore in 2018, he played in four games before a concussion ended his season.

The 2018 year was kind of too bad for him as he faced multiple injuries which include a crash with a car while he was on a moped. This led him to retire medically from football in December 2018. Due to injuries he had diverted his mind from the game and started to focus more on music. The very next year, he transferred to the University of Miami and eventually started to play football once again. In 2019, he was benched the whole season because of the NCAA transfer rules however in the 2020 season, he ended up with 45 tackles, 8 sacks, and an interception.

He was named a second-team All-American and All-ACC and was considered a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award. Phillips chose to forego his remaining collegiate eligibility and entered the 2021 NFL Draft and he got drafted by the Miami Dolphins at the No. 18 overall picks in the first round of the 2021 NFL draft. We will soon see him rocking and knocking in the upcoming NFL 2021.

Jaelan Phillips Biography

Real Name Jaelan Everett Phillips
Birth Date 28 May 1999
Age 21 Years
Birth Place Redlands, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimetres – 196 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 120 kg  –  in Pounds –  164 lbs
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Biceps Size 16.5 inches
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Jonathan Phillips
Mother Sabine Robertson-Phillips
Sister Brenna Phillips
Brother None


School Redlands East Valley High School
College University of California

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend? Rylee Martell

Personal Life

Jaelan is very much active on social media and as indicated by his Instagram profile, he has been appreciating a heartfelt connection with Morgan Ledenko who is also a fellow soccer player for the Miami hurricanes. Truth be told, the two can hardly wait to begin their family together. Previously he had a romantic relationship with Instagram star Rylee Martell who was nine months young to him in age. Things didn’t work out, unfortunately, and they split up. Talking more about his personal life, Jaelan loves to use his vacant time by singing and listening to music as well as writing poetry. Jaelan currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

Jaelan Phillips Net Worth

Phillips’ net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-2020 and has been estimated to be around $ 5 million. His Income comes mainly from playing soccer and has recently entered the 2021 NFL draft from where he got selected with the Miami dolphins.


  • Phillips committed to the UCLA Bruins on April 14, 2016.
  • As the class of 2017’s top-rated recruit, Phillips ended up with 20 scholarship offers from some of the nation’s most elite programs, including the Alabama Crimson Tide, Georgia Bulldogs, LSU Tigers, Michigan Wolverines, and USC Trojans
  • As a sophomore in 2018, Phillips played in four games, before a concussion ended his season. On December 15, 2018, Phillips medically retired from football, after two injury-plagued seasons.
  • He was named U.S. Army All-American Bowl Defensive Player of the Year.

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