Patrick Mahomes was born to a professional athlete, he was born with athletic genes. Rather than following in his father’s footsteps to become a professional baseball player, Mahomes became passionate about another sport, football. After an incredible academic career at Texas Tech, Mahomes joined the NFL in 2017 after being recruited by Kansas City Chiefs. He became the team’s starting quarterback in 2018, a dream come true for every pro-football player. Below are more details about his bio and NFL stats and who are Patrick Mahomes’ parents and Family Members.
Patrick Mahomes Bio
Patrick Mahomes’ birth name is Patrick Lavon Mahomes II, his father shares exactly the same name. He was born on September 17, 1995, in Tyler, Texas. Born at a time when his father was already a professional athlete, Patrick Mahome had a fun childhood by throwing balls for MLB greats like Derek Jeter and training with Alex Rodriguez. Raised in Whitehouse, Texas, Mahomes attended Whitehouse High School where he played three sports: football, baseball, and basketball.
In his final year, Mahomes was outstanding in football and baseball. In one game in his final year, Mahomes threw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts. This and many other achievements have put him on the radar of many high-level MLB teams. At the 2014 Major League draft, the Detroit Tigers picked him up on the 37th round, but Mahomes had already signed up with Texas Tech who offered him a scholarship to play football. His father, a professional baseball player, was surprised by his decision, but still supported him. Before university, Mahomes doubted his ability as a footballer, but his mother Randi encouraged him.
Mahomes played as a reserve quarterback in the first year before moving to the starting QB in the second year. His love of baseball attracted him to the university baseball team where he occasionally played as a relief pitcher. From his first year, Mahomes turned to football and the results were immediately visible.
He then set some NCAA records in a game against Oklahoma. He finished the year as a Sammy Baugh Trophy winner and gave up his last year of college eligibility to compete in the 2017 NFL draft where he was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round (10th overall).
Mahomes signed a four-year contract worth $16.42 million with a signing bonus of $10.08 million. After the team’s starter, Alex Smith was traded to the Washington Redskins in 2018, Patrick Mahomes became the team’s starting quarterback.
Mahomes’ NFL Stats
At the end of his debut NFL season in 2017 Patrick Mahomes’ career NFL stats are as follows;
|Passing Completions||Passer rating||Passing Attempts||Passing Yards||TD–INT|
Who are His Parents and Family Members?
Patrick Mahomes was born to parents Pat Mahomes and Randi Martin. When Mahomes was just a child, his parents divorced, however, they all managed to stay active in his life. As a child, Mahomes spent time with his mother in Whitehouse, Texas.
Among Mahomes’ parents, the most recognized is his father Pat Mahomes who played in Major League Baseball for over a decade. Pat Mahomes, who played as a pitcher, made his MLB debut on April 12, 1992, for the Minnesota Twins and ended his career on August 26, 2003, by playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Mahomes’ father, a state athlete in high school, was recruited directly from high school, giving up scholarships to play basketball and university football. Pat Mahomes was drafted in 1988 and spent the next four years developing in the minor leagues before joining the MLB in 1992.
In addition to the Pittsburgh Pirates and Minnesota twins, Pat Mahomes has played for teams such as the Boston Red Sox, Yokohama BayStars, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, and Chicago Cubs. He had a win-loss record of 42-39.
Patrick Mahomes’ family members include two younger brothers and sisters, a brother named Jackson and a sister named Mia. Jackson follows in his older brother’s footsteps with the aspiration of one day becoming a pro-athlete. While at Whitehouse High School, he played basketball. In 2017, Mia was in primary school.
His mother Randi, on a few occasions, revealed to the media how protective Patrick is of his little sister. Although Mahomes’ parents divorced years ago, they remain best friends and the whole family has a close relationship.
Since 2012, Mahomes has been dating a soccer player and his compatriot Brittany Matthews, from Whitehouse, Texas.
Quick Facts About Patrick Mahomes
|Date of Birth:||1995, September 17|
|Age:||24 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Name||Patrick Lavon Mahomes II|
|Birth Place||Tyler, Texas|
|Currently Working For||Kansas City Chiefs|
|Net Worth||$11 million|
|Girlfriend||Brittany Lynne Matthews|
|School attended||Whitehouse High School|
|University attended||Texas Tech University|