Joe Mixon Bio (Age)
Joe Mixon was born on July 24, 1996 in SanFrancisco, California to his parents – John Mixon (father) and Alise Mixon (mother). There is no information about his siblings. He is an American football running back and he is on the roster of the Cincinnati Bengals, a National Football League (NFL) football franchise. He was a student of Freedom High School in Oakley, California and there he became involved in football and basketball and was also a three-year starter running for the Freedom Falcons football team. Highschool.
A basketball player, he played in 16 games for the Falcons and had a 12.2 PPG average and a 57% free throw percentage and made 79 field goals. His basketball team went 22-2 and 23 touchdowns on 226 carries. Mixon being an exceptional athlete was rated a five star rookie and the best runner in the country by Rivals.com, 247 sports and Scout.
In January 2014, Mixon enrolled at the University of Oklahoma where he pledged to play his college football. But before choosing the University of Oklahoma, he had a good number of offers from other schools like Alabama, California, Wisconsin, UCLA, Florida State and many more, but despite all the offers, he chose Oklahoma. He played in the 2015-16 Orange Bowl with the University of Oklahoma Sooners.
Based on records, Mixon was the highest ranked freshman at the University of Oklahoma and was the highest rated signer in the 2014 class. He was also the fifth highest ranked running back by NFLDraftScout.com
Joe Mixon made his NFL debut on September 10, 2017 against the Baltimore Ravens. He also earned a high school All-American honors award in 2013. Mixon was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 48th overall pick in the 2017 National Football League Draft. signed a four-year contract with the Bengals.
His football career stats include; 178 rushing attempts, 626 rushing yards, 4 rushing downs, 30 receptions, 287 receiving yards and 0 receiving touchdowns.
Net worth – How much is Joe Mixon worth?
Mixon has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He signed a 4-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals in June 2017. The contract includes $2.81 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.1 million. He earns an average annual salary of $1.36 million.
Personal life – Business
Mixon has kept his personal life private and away from the media and the public. He doesn’t talk much about his private life and prefers to focus on his work and hasn’t said anything about dating or relationships with anyone.
Controversy surrounding NFL’s Joe Mixon
Mixon was redshirted in 2014 due to an assault charge that was filed against him. University of Oklahoma student Amelia Roe Molitor accused Joe Mixon of punching her in the face on July 25, 2014 at Pickleman’s Gourmet Deli. The young woman alleged he punched her and left her barely conscious with bruises on her face and profuse bleeding from her mouth.
Police obtained the taped video which showed Joe Mixon guilty of the charge against him. Mixon pleaded guilty and was given a one-year deferred sentence that includes a few hours of community service and mandatory behavioral counseling. This accusation against him came during his first season playing for the Sooners – the University of Oklahoma football team. He later apologized to Amelia, her family, his coach and his teammates for his behavior, saying he has grown up and is controlling his anger better.
Mixon is active on social media with a Twitter and Instagram account and from his internet posts, it can be seen that Joe Mixon spends quality time with his family and friends and is also dedicated to his teammates. He also plays golf in his spare time which shows that he is versatile.
Measurements – Height, Weight
Joe Mixon is 1.85m (6ft 1in) tall and weighs 103kg (228lbs). Her hair color is black and her eye color is also black.