Chris Harris Jr. Celebrity LifeBorn on 18th June 1989, Christopher Harris Jr. is a football cornerback in the United States of America who plays for National Football League’s Los Angeles Chargers.
During his college years, Harris played football at Kansas. When Harris was in his maiden season, his name was included in the All-Rookie Team of NFL.
The player was once again selected for the Pro-Bowl and chosen as an All-Pro. Harris is also famous for his charitable activities off the field. He launched the Chris Harris Jr. Foundation in 2012 to support needy children.
The player was born in Oklahoma’s Tulsa and studied at Bixby High School set in Bixby, Oklahoma.
Harris earned the distinction of getting varsity letters in different sports such as track, basketball, and football. His name was included in the All-State team in football, as well as, basketball in 2006.
The player helped Bixby High School to clinch the second position in the state football championship of 2005. Pat McGrew was the coach of his school football team then.
He was also one of the team members of the 2005 and 2006 academic state champions teams. The Bixby Optimist Clun included the player’s name as a 2006 leader (Top fifty students at Bixby High School).
His Football Career in College
Chris Harris Jr. played college-level football at the University of Kansas. He got several accolades during this period and also produced figures, which made him one of the most well-known defensive football players in the football history of his university.
When his college career ended, the player’s name featured in the 2nd position of the all-time tackles list of the Kansas football. While studying in college Harris became a member of a fraternity called the Omega Psi Phi.
While Harris went unselected in the NFL draft of 2011, he did not give up and continued to live his dream. His inborn instincts on the soccer field along with his ethic of never to give up finally got him a place with the franchise Denver Broncos.
The player instantly made an impact on the defensive lineup of the Broncos finishing his rookie season with unprecedented statistics.
He was voted to be a part of the All-Rookie Team of the Denver. He was also declared as the Overachiever of the Year and Breakout Player of the Year.
The following few seasons were spent by the player by putting up some great performances and turning him into one of the finest defensive backs in the history of the National Football League (NFL).
The year 2015 was the season when Harris underwent a transformation and strengthened his name as one of the game’s best corners and was consistently destroying opposing offenses. He also fought with a serious shoulder injury for that entire season.
However, he had made up his mind to take part in the playoffs and committed himself to a daily rehabilitation program religiously.
After a long tough NFL season of in 2015, Harris’ hard work and grit paid off because the Broncos were declared Super Bowl Champions. Until then, the “No Fly Zone” had dominated the game.
Chris Harris got married to his wife Leah Harris on June 30th, 2012. The duo has been best friends while studying in their college. They dated for a long time before their marriage.
At present, Leah is the Chief Executive Officer of a clothing line called Aria x Avie.
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