Stefon Diggs is National Football League(NFL) player for Minnesota Vikings. Particularly, he plays as a wide receiver. Vikings drafted him in the fifth round of 2015 NFL draft.
Rivals.com regard him as the number of prospect in the whole of Maryland. Actually, he is a native of Maryland. Likewise, he is the second-best wide receiver in the country.
Along with his growing career, he has a life outside the pitch which is quite interesting to learn about. Here’s all you need to know about Stefon Diggs childhood, college, and personal life.
Born on November 29, 1993, Stefon Diggs is from Gaithersburg, Maryland. Moreover, he is a son to mother Stephanie Diggs and father Aron Diggs.
Unlike his successful life at present, he struggled through his childhood emotionally. His father died of congestive heart failure problem.
While he is the oldest son to the family, he was a fatherly figure to his brothers. His passion for the game since his college days has set an example to his brothers who are pursuing the same career.
Stefon Diggs went to Our Lady of Good Counsel High School where he started playing football. Alongside, he also used to run tracks.
His record and game were outstanding so, US Army invited him to play in 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
He attended the University of Maryland with an athletic scholarship in 2012. During his tenure, he played for Maryland Terrapins football team till 2014.
Likewise, he played Freshman year of football for the same team in 2012. He ranked second in ACC and eighth overall nation.
However, his Sophomore year was not so successful due to injury playing only seven games. Despite the injury, he won an honorable mention for All-ACC selection. He had an average receiving of 17.3 and rushing of 6.4.
After playing 10 games in his junior season in 2014, he ascended to the NFL draft from Vikings.
In the light of his successful career, he has a total of 302 receptions, 3,493 receiving yards and 24 receiving touchdowns.
Likewise, he won the PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2015 and second-team All-Big Ten in 2014. He is active and under contract with Minnesota Vikings.
Ain’t nothing like your first time touching the paint… https://t.co/VvK3PiV22U
— DIGGS (@stefondiggs) June 23, 2019
Stefon Diggs is a family guy due to his emotionally struggling childhood. He always supports his mother and siblings.
His two brothers Darez and Trevon both play football for their high school teams. Besides, he also has 2 half-siblings, sister Porsche and brother Aron.
Stefon is an emerging prospect of the most popular sports league in the United States. It’s obvious he is linked with a number of relationships and controversies.
He has a daughter with Tyler Marie but parents are not together. According to sources, he is linked with singer Bridgett Kelly.
However, moving towards controversies, he recently experienced one with his ex-girlfriend Winter Blanco. Winter went live on Instagram with child-unfriendly words speaking about their relationship.
We apologize for her lack of control over words in the video.
The star is at a prime of his career and strong with fame alongside economic achievements. He has a contract with Minnesota Vikings.
Stefon has penned a contract for 5 years in 2018 with a base salary of $14 million a season. His salary raise depends on the cap hits and expects to increase season by season.
Likewise, his current net worth is $19.19 million reaching up to $72 million in 5 years.