|Birthplace||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Height||5 feet and 11 inches|
|Profession||Former NFL player, Real Estate Businessman|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Dating||Page Turner (ex)|
Would you shift your professional career after being inspired by just one event? Such goes the story for DeRon James, who left his professional NFL career to start a renovation business. Moreover, he is also a co-host of a TV series based on Renovation.
He is an American NFL Player turned licensed general contractor and an owner of a construction company. He truly holds an inspiring story. Let’s uncover how the athlete turned his career, and where did his inspirations come from?
How old is DeRon Jenkins?
DeRon Charles Jenkins was born in 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri. He celebrates his birthday on 14th November, which makes his age 45. Born in the arms of his mother, Maggie Donald, DeRon Jenkins has not disclosed information regarding his father. He comes from Afro-American ethnicity and holds American Citizenship.
Regarding his education, he spent his high school days at Ritenour High School and later joined the University of Tennessee.
DeRon had a keen interest in football during his high school days. He made his debut career in the NFL after Baltimore Ravens drafted him in 1996. He spent four years playing for the team in which he made a record of 202 tackles, two interceptions, and a sack. After Ravens, he signed with the San Diego Chargers where he spent one season starting 14 of 15 games. For the 2001 season, he signed with the Tennessee Titans where he started 6 of 15 games with a record of 41 tackles.
After taking a break from football, the NFL player returned and signed with Austin Wranglers of the Arena Football League and played for only one season. Later in 2005’s season, he signed contracts with Nashville Kats and played for two seasons before retiring.
After his NFL career, DeRon was inspired to start his career in construction and renovation after he bought his first house. The house was in desperate need of improvements, and he came up with many creative ideas to revamp the place. Upon renovating the house, his mind could not stop coming up with ideas, and his heart couldn’t stop hold his passion for renovation. He left his career for NFL and started his new job in the restoration.
He is now a licensed contractor and is now off to renovate homes. He owns a business, DY Construction Inc. & DY Properties LLC., located in Nashville. Moreover, he has achieved his dream and has teamed up with Page Turner, a real estate broker. He is now a co-host of HGTV reality show, Flip or Flop Nashville which made debut in January of 2018.
Is DeRon Jenkins Married?
DeRon was in a relationship with his professional partner, Page Turner. The couple met on the job as Page was in real estate and made deals with clients. The couple started dating soon after but split after five years of relationship.
However, the duo is a team and works together for the TV show, Flip or Flop Nashville. The couple has maintained a professional relationship based on trust and friendship. He has a daughter from his former lover. Furthermore, he posts many pictures with his beautiful daughter on various occasions. As of now, he enjoys a single life and is more focused on his career and his daughter.
How much is DeRon Jenkins Net Worth?
DeRon James primary source of income was his professional NFL career. However, he has shifted his career from NFL to renovation business and also his reality show.
As of 2019, he enjoys a net worth of around $1 million. Nonetheless, his rise in popularity would increase his net worth in the coming days.
Height, Weight, and Body Size
Being an NFL player in the past, DeRon James has an athletic build body. He stands tall at 5 feet and 11 inches (height) and a weight of 87 kg. Even though he has left his NFL career, he is still involved in exercises and a healthy lifestyle as seen on his Instagram. The renovator has black eyes and hair.