Derrick Henry Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Derrick Henry

Biography / Wiki

An American-born football player, Derrick Henry is best known as an NFL player at Tennessee Titans. Earlier, he also played for Alabama Crimson Tide. Moreover, he broke the record in the rushing yards, during his college days he also made a splendid record of Herschel Walker in the rushing yard season of SFC.

Apart from that, in 2015 he has been honored with the Heisman Trophy along with Doak Walker Award, Maxwell Award, and Walter Camp Award. Recently he came into the limelight by getting the nomination for FedEx Ground Player of the Week.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 04 January 1994 this talented footballer has turned 29 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 191 centimeters and 6’4” in feet & inches. Being a football player he is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 112 kilograms and 247 lbs in pounds.

His shiny black eyes and black hair increase his personality. His body measures 42 inches chest, 36 inches waist, and 37 inches hips. His biceps size is 15 inches approximately while his shoe size is 11 (UK).

Net Worth

According to the sources, Derrick’s estimated net worth is $3 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born and brought up in Yulee, Florida (USA) this NFL Player belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is the only son of Derrick Henry Sr. (Father) and Stacy Veal (Mother). His education, Derrick completed his high school at Yulee High School.

At that time, he was very fond of playing football and basketball. Later he achieved a scholarship from the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia.


Derrick Lamar Henry Jr.

Nick Name Derrick
Birth Place Yulee, Florida (USA)
Date of birth 04 January 1994
Age 29 Years
Height In centimeters: 191 cm

In feet & inches: 6’4”

Weight In kilograms: 112 kg

In pounds: 247 lbs

Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Profession NFL Player
Sexual orientation Straight
School Yulee High School
College University of Alabama
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Yulee, Florida (USA)
Current Residence Tennessee, USA
Father’s name Derrick Henry Sr.
Mother’s name Stacy Veal


Derrick Henry with his parents
Derrick Henry with his parents

Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Derrick took the first step of his career during his high school where he played for the Yulee Hornets Football Team as a running back. In the year 2013, he also played as a true freshman and rushed for 32 yards on 36 carries with three touchdowns.

On 19 October 2013, he had 111 rushing yards and his first collegiate rushing touchdown in the 52-0 triumph against Arkansas. In 2014 during the Sagar Bowl, Derrick rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown on eight carries. In 2014 he also started a season against Virginia and had 113 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.

Moreover, in 2015 he was taken over as the junior starting running back. His season of 2015 was started against Wisconsin where he had 147 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns. He has also played against Ole Miss, Arkansas, Razorbacks, Texas A&M, Tennessee State, Tennessee Mississippi State, Florida, and many more in the 2015 season.

After his junior season, he declared for the 2016 NFL Draft in the second round (45th overall) NFL Draft. He started his rookie season as the backup running back to veteran DeMarco Murray and completed his rookie season with 110 yards and five touchdown carries 490 rushing yards in 15 games and two starts.

Apart from that in his 2017 postseason, he had 184 yards and a touchdown carries 35 rushing yards, and caught 5 passes for 56 yards. On 06 December, he ran for 99 yards fending off four tacklers.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife and More

According to the sources, Derrick seems like a single person and focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship.

Girlfriend None
Marital status Unmarried
Wife None
Children None

Favorite Things

Here we are proving the list of favorites of Derrick Henry:

Favorite Actor Bruce Lee
Favorite Actress Lucy Liu
Favorite Destination Switzerland
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite Food Chinese Cuisine
Favorite sports Football
Favorite color White and Black

Derrick Henry

Some Interesting Facts About Derrick Henry

  • Derrick’s family called him “Shocka baby” with love.
  • He inked a tattoo of his grandmother’s name on his chest.
  • His Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • He considers 2016 as the “Rookie year”.
  • Henry wears shirt number 22 while playing.
  • He became graduated in May 2018.
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