Jaelen Strong is a wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
A Philadelphia native, Strong attended West Catholic Preparatory. Initially attending Pierce College, Strong verbally committed to play at Arizona State in December 2012.
Strong dazzled during his two seasons in Tempe – his 2014 campaign saw him honored as an ESPN.com All-American and a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist. In February 2015, Strong signed with Roc Nation Sports ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Strong was selected by the Houston Texans with the 70th overall pick in the 3rd round of the 2015 NFL Draft. His first professional career reception was a 42-yard Hail Mary touchdown catch. In September of 2017, Strong was claimed by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Off the field, Strong is passionate about giving back to his community – each summer, Strong hosts the “Legends of Tomorrow” youth football camp in his hometown of Philadelphia.
November 22nd in Miami, FL - Rusney Castillo visited the Kendall Club of the Boys & Girls Club of Miami-Dade. He attended the Club’s pre-Thanksgiving potluck dinner.
November 22nd in Detroit, MI - Henry Ellenson and Mike Gbinije joined the Detroit Pistons Thanksgiving Initiative to host a dinner for 400 families. They served food, interacted with families, and distributed turkeys.
November 22nd in Detroit, MI - Big Sean partnered with Tarence Wheeler for an All-Star Turkey Giveaway at River Rouge High School—3,500 turkeys and all the fixings were distributed.
November 23rd in Hamlet, NC - Melvin Ingram hosted a turkey giveaway in his hometown of Hamlet with the support of teammates Melvin Gordon and Casie Hayward. Ingram’s sister Callie was also on-site to help handout 125 turkeys.
Jaelen Strong talks about getting ready for the season, the impact his family has had on who he is today & making his dreams come true on his “Where I’m From” video feature on TIDAL. Watch here, and tune in tonight to see Jaelen on NFL Thursday Night Football.
Watch Jaelen Strong make the catch in last night’s game to get his second touchdown this preseason now here.
Congratulations to Jaelen Strong, who was selected by the Houston Texans in the 2015 NFL Draft.
We’re proud to welcome Jaelen Strong to the Roc Nation Sports family!