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Rashad Jennings Biography

Birth Place:
Forest, Virginia, United States
Football Player

Fast Facts

  • Was a fifth-string running back in high school
  • Was overweight, asthmatic and achieving poor grades in high school, and became motivated to improve his health and grades after being approached by a scout after a prosperous game
  • Considers himself an autodidact and has dabbled in guitar, poetry, fencing, card tricks and archery
  • Competed on Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Emma Slater, in 2017
  • Created the Rashad Jennings Foundation, a non-profit that aims to inspire and encourage youths and assist NFL players in giving back to their communities



    • Bryan Jennings--Brother
    • Butch Jennings--Brother
    • Albert Jennings--Father
    • Deborah Jennings--Mother