PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - OCTOBER 16: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on after the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on October 16, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Jalen Hurts is the heart of the Philadelphia Eagles. In his first season with the team, Hurts started in only four games, but his appearances in those games showed that he would one day be a force to contend with. Now, that day is here, and Hurts is one of the biggest quarterback superstars in the NFL. It’s nothing short of thrilling to watch his big ride to the top. So, some Jalen Hurts fun facts are in order.

Hurts not only shines on the field with his physical power, but he also has the ability to be a great leader and mentor. With Hurts leading the pack as the Eagles starting quarterback, the team was 14-3 the last season and ended the year as the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Of course, they also made it all the way to the Super Bowl. It was a fantastic season for Eagles fans, and we’re hoping for a repeat this year.

So, who is this guy, Hurts? Read on for some fun facts about Jalen Hurts. You might know a few of these, but chances are you’ll definitely learn something new and interesting about the quarterback. Keep up with the latest on the Eagles here.

Jalen Hurts fun facts:

  • Where is Jalen Hurts from?

    Jalen Hurts was born in Houston, Texas on Aug. 7, 1998. His parents are Pamela and Averion Hurts. He went to Channelview High School in Harris County, Texas.

    Super Bowl LVII - Kansas City Chiefs v Philadelphia Eagles

    GLENDALE, ARIZONA – FEBRUARY 12: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts before playing against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium on February 12, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

  • What's Jalen Hurts' net worth?

    Jalen Hurts is reported to have a net worth of $30 million dollars, as of June 2023. His net worth went up significantly after signing his new contract with the Eagles. I’m glad we paid up to keep him happy!

    NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 29: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the third quarter in the NFC Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 29, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

  • His salary raises are incredible

    Talk about getting a raise. Back in 2020, Hurts’ annual salary was $610,000. In 2021, it went up to $883,000. In 2022, it was $1 million. Now, in 2023 it’s $4.2 million, and in 2024, it’s $50 million. That’s according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

    New York Giants v Philadelphia Eagles

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 08: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles walks off the field after his team’s 22-16 win against the New York Giants at Lincoln Financial Field on January 08, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

  • He wasn't a super high draft pick

    You never know when you’re going to get a gem. Jalen Hurst was the 53rd overall pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft. He was going to be the team’s third-string quarterback but became the second-string very quickly.

    Philadelphia Eagles v Las Vegas Raiders

    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 24: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts while coming of the field after their loss against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on October 24, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

  • He supports women in sports

    According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, “Hurts has been an advocate for women in sports, and he employs an all-female management team including his social media, communications, marketing, and sports agent team members.” That’s such a great thing for someone in his position to do.

    NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 29: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles takes the field against the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter in the NFC Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 29, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

  • He has a girlfriend

    Jalen Hurts introduced his girlfriend to the world after the Eagles’ NFC Championship win when he was spotted walking across the field with a woman. His girlfriends is Bryonna “Bry” Burrows, and the two met at the University of Alabama. She has an MBA.

    NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 29: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles holds the George Halas Trophy with A.J. Brown #11 after defeating the San Francisco 49ers to win the NFC Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 29, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the San Francisco 49ers with a score of 31 to 7. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

  • He came close to winning the Heisman

    Jalen Hurts didn’t win the Heisman Trophy but came close. He was a finalist and had a great season with the Oklahoma Sooners. But, that year, the trophy went to quarterback Joe Burrow.

    Philadelphia Eagles v Dallas Cowboys

    ARLINGTON, TEXAS – SEPTEMBER 27: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on while playing the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 27, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)

  • He's a Christian

    How many times have you seen a NFL football player thank God after a game? Many times. NFL players are rarely shy when it comes to expressing their faith and religion. Hurts is no exception, and he’s been open about is Christianity in interviews.

    Philadelphia Eagles v Washington Commanders

    LANDOVER, MARYLAND – SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after defeating the Washington Commanders at FedExField on September 25, 2022 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

  • He has siblings

    Jalen Hurts is a middle child. He has a younger sister, Kynnedy, and an older brother, Averion. Jalen’s older brother is also a football player. Keep it in the family!

    Washington Football Team v Philadelphia Eagles

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – DECEMBER 21: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after defeating the Washington Football Team at Lincoln Financial Field on December 21, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

  • He can weight lift more than you

    According to NFL-Therapy.com, Jalen Hurts can deadlift 656 pounds. That’s beyond impressive. He also has a video of his time at OU squatting 585-pounds. No wonder he’s so incredible on the field.

    Super Bowl LVII - Kansas City Chiefs v Philadelphia Eagles

    GLENDALE, ARIZONA – FEBRUARY 12: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs the ball against Nick Bolton #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium on February 12, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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