Junior Seau

  • Birth Name: Tiaina Baul Seau Jr.
  • Birth Place: San Diego, California, United States
  • Died: April 2, 2012
  • Profession: Football player

Fast Facts

  • Lived in American Samoa until he entered grade school. Didn't speak English until he was seven.
  • In high school, was named to California's All-Academic team with 3.6 GPA, as well as being named the San Diego Section Basketball Player of Year.
  • Selected fifth overall in the 1990 draft by the San Diego Chargers.
  • Created the Junior Seau Foundation in support of children and young adults in 1992.
  • Voted to 12 consecutive Pro Bowls from 1991-2002.
  • Named NFL Man of the Year in 1994 for his philanthropic efforts.


  • Jake Ryan Seau — Son
  • Hunter Tiaina Seau — Son
  • Gina Deboer — Ex-wife
  • Sydney Beau Seau — Daughter


  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States