Lamar Jackson 

Lamar Jackson  (born January 7, 1997) 

Lamar Jackson is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).

He played college football at Louisville, where he won the Heisman Trophy during his sophomore year, and was selected by the Ravens as the final first round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Jackson became the Ravens' starting quarterback in his rookie season after an injury to incumbent Joe Flacco and clinched a division title with the team, also becoming the youngest NFL quarterback to start a playoff game at age 21.

Jackson was born to Felicia Jones and Lamar Jackson Sr. on January 7, 1997.

He grew up in the center of an economically distressed section of Pompano Beach, Florida.

As a child, Jackson's favorite player was Michael Vick.