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Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

Born:

Russell Wilson is an American Professional Football Quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League born on November 29, 1988, In Ohio.

Family Background:

He is born to Harrison Wilson, III and Tammy T. Wilson. He has one older brother and one younger sister. His mother worked as a Nurse.

Personal Life:

He had been married twice. He met his first wife Ashton Meem in high school and they got married in 2012. They separated after two years. Russell then started dating American R&B singer Ciara in 2015 and tied the knot with her the very next year. The couple became parents to a girl child in April 2017.

Education:

He completed his school education at Collegiate School and completed his graduation at Wisconsin, NC State.

Career:

Russell Wilson got enrolled at the North Carolina State University in 2006, despite earning a scholarship from the much coveted Duke University. Playing for NC State, Wilson had become the very first freshman quarterback to secure all-ACC first team honors. In 2010, Colorado Rockies drafted Russell for the Major League Baseball. Seeing the situation getting out of hand with his previous coach and team, Russell made a transfer to the University of Wisconsin for his final year of college. In May 2012, Seahawks had signed Russell on a four-year contract and he played his first Pre-Season match against Kansas City Chefs. In September that year, Russell got to make his regular season debut in a loss against Arizona Cardinals. Wilson had ended the 2013 Super Bowl Season with a magnificent personal score of 26 touchdown passes and 9 interceptions. In the 2016 season, Wilson had been mostly injured, Yet he played in all the 16 games, Leading his team to an NFC west win.

Russell Wilson

Unknown Facts:

  • His full name is Russell Carrington Wilson.

Master Stroke:

  • He signed 1,500 autographs in just a week.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2012, He received the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month award.
  • In 2012, He received the 2x Steve Largent Award.
  • In 2016, He received the Offensive Player of the Year finalist award.
  • In 2014, He received the PFWA Good Guy Award.
  • In 2018, He received the 2x Steve Largent Award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Russell Wilson, Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.

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