Penei Sewell Biography

Penei Sewell is a skilled and talented American football player who plays for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He serves as an offensive tackle for the team and also an Outland and Morris Trophy winner as well.

Early Life

Penei Sewell was born on 9th October 2000, in one of the villages of American Samoa called Malaeimi. He was born to Arlene Sewell (mother) and Gabriel Sewell (father) who was a sports team coach. Penei was raised up along with his three brothers – Gabriel, Nephi, and Noah. Nephi is also a football player and plays for Utah Utes Football and Noah is also a famous football linebacker for Oregon Ducks.

Penei’s father decided to move to St. George, Utah in 2012 so that his children could make it into the National Football League (NFL). Because of his father, Penei found his interest in the game of football after seeing his father train people as a coach. Penei attended Desert Hills High School where he played football for the school football team. In 2018, he played the US Army All-American and Polynesian Bowls for his school. He studied at the University of Oregon and joined the college football team Oregon Ducks.

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Penei Sewell Career

Penei started playing football at an early age. He represented and played for his high school and college football teams. He won the Morris Trophy and Outland Trophy when he was in college and was also selected as co-recipients of the 2019 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year award. Penei had to opt out from the NFL draft in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic but got selected seventh overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2021 NLF draft. Later he was tested positive for Covid-19 and thus was not able to continue playing. After recovering in May ‘21, he signed a four-year rookie contract amounting to $24.1 million. He now plays as an Offensive Tackle for Detroit Lions.

Social Media

Penni is a popular player and many people know him. He has accounts on various social media platforms. He is active on Instagram under the username @Pennei_Sewell and has 79.5k – followers there. Sewell is also active on Twitter under the username @Pennisewell58 and 33.8k people follow him. He has an account on Facebook where 397 people are on his friendsz’ list.

Penei Sewell Biography

Real Name Penei Sewell
Birth Date October 9, 2000
Age (as of 2021) 20 Years
Birth Place Malaeimi, American Samoa
Nationality American
Profession Professional Football Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 196 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 150 kg  –  in Pounds –  331 lbs
Shoe Size 13 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Gabriel Sewell
Mother Arlene Sewell
Sister One (Gabriella)
Brother Three (Gabriel, Nephi, & Noah)


School Desert Hills High School
College Oregon University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? Not Known
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Personal Life

Penei Sewell doesn’t want his personal life to get exposed to the media. He likes keeping it away from being discussed and trolled over the television. But looking at his social media accounts, we can clearly say that he is in a relationship with Isabelle Ford, a fitness enthusiast. They’ve been dating since 2020 and Isabelle keeps posting pictures of the duo, from their daily life, on Instagram. The couple is not married yet and they don’t have any children.

Penei Sewell Net Worth

Penei has just stepped into his professional football career, there’s a lot to gain. The popular guy just signed Multi-Million contracts worth $24.1 Million in 2021. From this, we can predict his net worth to be at least $20 Million.


  • Penei was named as a unanimous All-American in his college days which means “elite, the cream of the crop from any particular season.”
  • Penei is an emotional and passionate person in real life.
  • He said that he wants to get hated on the field in an interview with Geoff Schwartz.

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