Rob Mendez Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Rob Mendez

Biography / Wiki

Rob Mendez often asks, “Who says I can’t?” to those who think you can’t coach young football talent without having arms and legs. During The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, Rob Mendez accepted the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance onstage on July 10, 2019.

Born without limbs, the inspiring football coach challenged all misconceptions to train high school students in the sport. Rob’s life has been a story that will make one feel nothing is impossible, as even with the multiple disabilities, disorders, and problems, he has defied all odds and is thriving as a professional Football Coach, Motivational Speaker, and now an artist as well.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 9th of May 1988, Rob Mendez is currently 35 years old. He has defied many physical abilities and is in good shape. His body figure measurements are 38-28-35. Rob Mendez’s height measures 2 feet 2 inches and his weight is 20 kg approximately. He has a rare set of blue colored eyes and the color of his hair is black.

Net Worth

Rob Mendez has been a perfect example of how successful one can be despite the odds. He has been an idol for many and has earned most of his wealth through his work as a motivational speaker as well as through his work as a football coach.

The total net worth estimated for him is $1.2 million US dollars as of now. He uses his wealth to improve his life with better adaptive technology.

Education / Family

The native of California Rob Mendez was born and raised in Gilroy, California, United States of America. He is the son of Robert Mendez Sr. and Josie Mendez and grew up along with two sisters Jackie Mendez and Maddy Mendez. Rob Mendez has studied at Gilroy High School and attended the San Jose City College.


Robert Mendez Jr.

Nickname Rob
Birth Place Gilroy, California, United States of America
Date Of Birth May 09, 1988
Age 35 Years
Height In Centimetres – 67 cm

In Feet and Inches – 2′ 2″

Weight In Kilograms – 20 Kg

In Pounds – 44 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Profession Football Coach, Artist, and Motivational Speaker
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Gilroy High School
College San Jose City College
Religion Taurus
Nationality American
Home Town Gilroy, California, United States of America
Fathers Name Robert Mendez Sr.
Mothers Name Josie Mendez
Brothers None
Sister Jackie Mendez and Maddy Mendez

Career / Fashion And Style

Serving as a Head Coach of the Junior Varsity football team at prospect High School in San Jose, California Robert Mendez Jr.’s team ended the last season with an 8-2 record. While receiving the Award Rob gave a Motivational Speech and said he wanted to continue with that. Being an artist he paints and draws sketched with the help of his mouth and has worked at Walmart and Best Buy.

He feels extremely proud of showcasing his talent on Instagram account. His older sister one day brought him a Playstation and he started to play Football related games by using his collarbone and chin.

By his senior year, he became the Varsity Quarterbacks coach and worked as an assistant coach at five different High Schools. A Varsity coach at Prospect High School Mike Cable saw potential in Rob for becoming the Head Coach. On a Documentary named “Who Says I can’t”, Rob’s story was featured in February 2019.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

There are no details available about his dating life.

Girlfriend Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Rob Mendez’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Ryan Reynolds
Favorite Actress Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Holiday Destinations Paris
Favorite Food Pizza, Fries and Ice Cream
Favorite Things To Do Reading, Theatre Play and Artwork

Rob Mendez

Some Interesting Facts About Rob Mendez

  • A rare congenital disorder called tetra-amelia syndrome is what Robert was born with.
  • Because of this disorder, a genetic mutation stops the formation of all four limbs in the uterus.
  • After 8 months into the pregnancy, Rob’s mom found out that her baby will not have limbs.
  • Mendez used to play as a goalie in street hockey games with his friends while in his school.
  • Mendez also suffers from a low alcohol tolerance known as scoliosis and he has to see what he eats and what he drinks.
  • Rob began attending a special school when he was just 18 months old.
  • Helping him for almost 5 years with all his work, Mike McAvoy acts like his caretaker and a friend.
  • Robert also suffers from a chronic neck, back, and shoulder pain because of the excessive use of his neck.
  • With the help of his mouth, Rob Mendez also writes and draws.
  • Rob is able to ski and swim by using adaptive technology.
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