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Biography of TJ Hockenson [Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend & Net Worth]



TJ Hockenson is a professional football player who plays in the National Football League.

Following his draft in 2019, he currently plays for the NFL team Detroit Lions. The footballer serves as a tight-end for the Lions.

Besides that, he played collegiate football at the University of Iowa with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

The athlete is an exceptional football player and has received several honors and awards for his skills.

In his junior year, TJ won the John Mackey Award. It is awarded to the most outstanding tight end in college football.

Touchdown Club of Columbus also presented him with Ozzie Newsome Award for his contribution to college football.

NFL Player TJ Hockenson

Moreover, the former Hawkeye was selected to play in the Pro Bowl in his second NFL year. Hockenson has already shown the Detroit team his true potential. He gets better with every game.

Although he suffered a serious injury in his first season with the Lions, he came back bigger and better. In the 2020 season, he caught a touchdown leading to Detroit’s third win that season.

Before getting into details about the former Hawkeye’s life and career, here are some quick facts about him.

Quick Facts

Full Name Thomas James Hockenson
Birth Date July 3, 1997
Birth Place Chariton, Iowa, the United States
Nick Name T.J., Hock
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Chariton High School
Horoscope Cancer
Father’s Name Tod Hockenson
Mother’s Name Teri Hockenson
Siblings Three; Matt, Andy, Kelsey
Age 25 Years Old
Height 6 feet 5 inches
Weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Build Athletic
Profession NFL Player
Current Team Detroit Lions
Position Tight-End
Active Years 2019 – Present
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Carley Arnold
Kids None
Net Worth $14 million
Social Media InstagramTwitter
Last Update July, 2022
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