Jason Sehorn Biography

Jason Heath Sehorn is an American former football cornerback. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, personal life, achievements, etc.

Jason Sehorn
Quick Facts

Birthday: April 15, 1971

Nationality: American

Famous: American Football Players American Men

Age: 48 Years, 48 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Aries

Also Known As: Jason Heath Sehorn

Born in: Sacramento, California

Famous as: American Football Player

Height: 6'2" (188 cm), 6'2" Males

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Angie Harmon (m. 2001–2016), Whitney Casey (m. 1998–1999)

children: Avery Grace Sehorn, Emery Hope Sehorn, Finley Faith Sehorn

U.S. State: California

City: Sacramento

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education: Mount Shasta High School, University of Southern California, Shasta College

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Jason Heath Sehorn is an American former football cornerback who played for the ‘New York Giants’ and the ‘St. Louis Rams’ in the ‘National Football League’ (NFL). The early years of Jason saw him playing high-school football for a year at the ‘Mount Shasta High School.’ He also played college football for 2 years at ‘Shasta College,’ followed by another couple of years at the ‘University of Southern California.’ The ‘New York Giants’ drafted him during the second round of the 1994 ‘NFL Draft.’ He played as a cornerback for them for most of his professional career. After being released by the ‘Giants’ in early 2003, he signed as a safety with the ‘St. Louis Rams.’ He played with them till the termination of his contract before the 2004 season, as he could not clear a physical exam. His ‘NFL’ career includes 458 tackles, 19 interceptions, and 5 touchdowns. Currently, Jason is the director of communications of an automotive retailer named ‘Sonic Automotive’ in the US and a college football analyst for ‘ESPNU.’

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Jason Sehorn
Childhood & Early Years
  • Jason Heath Sehorn was born on April 15, 1971, in Sacramento, California, US. There is not much information available on his parents or childhood.
  • He attended the ‘Mount Shasta High School’ in Mount Shasta, California, where he played high-school football for a year. Years later, on January 19, 1999, the school retired his high school jersey #1 in a ceremony that was broadcast on the local cable channel and hosted by Jason’s mentor, friend, and former coach Joe Blevins.
  • After graduating high school, Jason played for ‘American Legion Baseball,’ an amateur baseball league, for a year, before being signed by the Illinois-based ‘Chicago Cubs.’ Jason, an outfielder, failed as a hitter, batting only .184 in 49 games for the rookie league ‘Huntington Cubs’ in 1990.
  • He played as a standout wide receiver, punt returner, and kick returner during his first 2 years of college football at a California-based community college named ‘Shasta College.’ Following his stint there, Jason played at the ‘University of Southern California’ for a couple of years. However, he played as a safety, as there were several talented players available at the wide receiver position.
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Professional Football Career
  • During the 1994 ‘NFL Draft,’ Jason was drafted by the ‘New York Giants’ in the second round. He played for them as a cornerback for most of his professional career.
  • In 1996 and 1997 he had successful seasons with the ‘Giants.’ During a 1998 pre-season game with them, against the ‘New York Jets,’ Jason injured his knee badly. He ended up tearing his anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments. He made his comeback the following season but struggled to achieve his earlier speed. He played with the team till the 2002 season and was released on March 7, 2003.
  • In May 2003, he signed to play as a safety with the ‘St. Louis Rams.’ He suffered a broken foot that restricted him from playing the first six games of the season with the team. He later played for the team in the last 10 matches of that season. His contract with the ‘St. Louis Rams’ was terminated the following year, as he failed to clear a physical test before the 2004 season.
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Other Endeavours
  • During the ‘NFL’ off-season, he participated in the all-around sports competition ‘Superstars’ and won it thrice in a row, from 1998 to 2000.
  • Jason has also ventured into acting. He played the role of ‘Knowlins,’ a fire fighter, in an episode of the ‘NBC’ crime drama ‘Third Watch.’ The episode, titled ‘Honor,’ was aired on April 16, 2001, and featured his character being killed in a warehouse fire. He also played ‘Jason’ in an episode of the crime drama ‘Women's Murder Club’ titled ‘Play through the Pain.’ He played an announcer in an episode of the comedy ‘Kickin' It’ titled ‘Rowdy Rudy.’ He also did a series of commercials for the men’s underwear company ‘2(x)ist’ in 2001.
  • He joined ‘Fox Sports Net’ in 2005 and appeared as a panelist on their Sunday ‘NFL’ pregame show.
  • In 2011, he started working with the American digital cable and satellite sports TV channel ‘ESPNU’ as an in-studio analyst for the Thursday and Saturday night games on the channel. Currently, he works as a college football analyst with the channel.
  • He currently also serves as the director of communications for the automotive retailer ‘Sonic Automotive.’ The company represents cars and light trucks from 33 different brands.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Jason married Whitney Casey, his college sweetheart from the ‘University of Southern California, on February 14, 1998. Whitney is an American journalist, news manager, and former anchor. She has worked with ‘CNN’ and ‘ABC News.’ The couple divorced on August 4, 1999.
  • He became engaged to American actor and model Angie Harmon on March 13, 2000. He had publicly proposed to Angie in one of the episodes of the American late-night talk show ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ where Angie had appeared as a guest. To everyone’s surprise, the host, Jay Leno, announced Jason as a surprise guest. Jason then walked up to Angie and knelt down on one knee, before proposing marriage in front of a live audience at the studio and millions of others watching it on TV.
  • Jason married Angie on June 9, 2001. Both of them support the ‘Republican Party.’ They backed President George W Bush. Jason and Angie have three daughters: Finley Faith, born in October 2003; Avery Grace, born in June 2005; and Emery Hope, born in December 2008. In November 2014, after 13 years of togetherness, the couple declared that they would be separating. They finally divorced in 2016.
  • In January 2017, Jason married American entrepreneur and activist Meghann Gunderman. She has founded ‘The Foundation for Tomorrow’ and serves as its executive director.
  • According to sources, Jason’s net worth is estimated to be around $23 million.
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