Who is Jamal Adams?

Jamal Adams is known as an American football player. He is most famous for getting drafted with the #6 pick by the New York Jets in 2017.

Background and Age

Jamal Lee Adams was born on October 17, 1995, in Lewisville, Texas. He went to Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas. He named a five-star star recruit and considered among the best ten best players in his group. During his last two years, he had 138 tackles and seven block attempts on defense and 20 scores on offense. Adams got about proposals from elite Divison I programs all through the nation yet chose to attend Lousiana State University.

Career and Net Worth

Jamal Adams played three seasons for LSU. He played in every one of the 13 games with two starts as a rookie at LSU in 2014 and had 66 tackles and a sack. Adams was a second-group All-SEC choice as safety and named to the AP All-SEC First Team and named Second Team all-American as a junior. In January 2017, Adams reported that he would do without his senior season and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Jamal Adams was chosen in the first round by the New York Jets with the 6th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. In his first year with the Jets, he recorded 83 joined tackles, 63 solo tackles, six pass diversions, and two sacks in 16 games. Adams was named to the 2017 PFWA All-Rookie Team.

In 2018, Adams improved in each defensive class enlisting 115 consolidated tackles, 86 solo tackles, 12 blocked passes, and one pass interception for 38 yards. He was chosen for the 2018 Pro Bowl and named Second-Team All-Pro in 2018.

In July 2020, the Seattle Seahawks made headlines with their deal for Jamal Adams. Football pundits gasped at the draft capital they ended up surrendering which included first-round picks in for the following two years in addition to a 2021 third-rounder. Seattle is likewise sending veteran safety Bradley McDougald to the New York Jets and will recover a 2022 fourth-rounder.

The deal signaled that Seahawks see Adams as a huge part of their defense rather than a momentary rental. Adams is youthful enough to be an established foundation for a large portion of the following decade for Seattle. He's made two Pro Bowls in three seasons while positioning in the best five defensive backs in snaps, tackles, sacks, and constrained fumbles since entering the league.


Jamal Adams has not revealed public information about their personal and private relationships.

Last Modified: Oct 12, 2021

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