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Torrey Smith Wife, Brother, Family, Height, Weight, Body Stats

From the Baltimore Ravens to the San Francisco 49ers, the Philadelphia Eagles and now with the Carolina Panthers, Torrey Smith has earned a good reputation as a phenomenal wide receiver. Moreover, the two-time Super Bowl champion is massively admired for his virtuous character.

Born in Colonial Beach, Virginia on January 26, 1989, James Torrey Smith struggled growing up. He was raised by a single mother and the difficulties of his upbringing eventually shaped the well-respected man he became. He was a student of Stafford High School in Falmouth, Virginia, where he was athletic; thriving in basketball, Torrey prioritized football and received several prestigious honors before moving to the University of Maryland.

Majoring in criminology and criminal justice at Maryland, he finished his collegiate career with 19 touchdowns, 152 receptions and 2,215 receiving yards. This earned him coveted recognition, including his first-team All-ACC nomination in 2009 and 2010. The 2011 NFL Draft saw Smith join the Baltimore Ravens, he was the 58th overall pick and was drafted in the second round. He shone for the Ravens from 2011 to 2014, spent his 2015 and 2016 NFL seasons with the 49ers, played for the Eagles in 2017 and joined the Panthers in 2018.

Brother, wife and family of Torrey Smith

September 22, 2012 was a very sad day for Torrey as he lost his younger brother Tevin Chris Jones in a motorcycle accident. Tevin, affectionately known as Lil Chris, reportedly fled the road, hit a utility pole and was pronounced dead at the scene. The wide receiver insisted on playing the next Baltimore Ravens game which took place less than 24 hours after Lil Chris died. After a moment of silence observed for Tevin with his photos displayed on the screens, Torrey led the Ravens to a 31-30 win over the New England Patriots. He scored two touchdowns, caught six passes for 127 yards and dedicated it to Lil Chris.

Tevin isn’t Torrey’s only sibling; he has IntegraJenkins and Illegra Smith as sisters and another brother named Troy Smith. In all, the footballer is the eldest of his single mother’s seven children. He is said to have helped his mother Monica Chante Jenkins raise her siblings, while the woman worked two jobs to support the family, Torrey went to babysit and look after her younger ones.

Clarence Rhodes, the receiver’s biological grandfather was a military man. It was his affair with 15-year-old Monica that led to the birth of Torrey. Because Monica was still underage and wanted to protect the serviceman from a statutory rape charge, she didn’t reveal Torrey’s father until six years later.

As far as we can tell, Torrey Smith has been a good husband to Chanel Williams, the woman he married in July 2013. As the story goes, the two men met at the University of Maryland and were both athletes with the Chanel running track, it was easier for them to develop mutual admiration and understanding. Eventually, they fell in love and dated for a good number of years before becoming life partners.

The couple welcomed their first child, a son on April 4, 2014, and named him Torrey Jeremiah Smith. In June 2016, they announced the arrival of their second son Kameron James. The big receiver once explained that he and Chanel were upset when they learned that Kameron could be born with Edwards Syndrome. Fortunately, the baby arrived without the syndrome and is currently in very good health. In July 2018, the NFL star revealed via Twitter that his family is expecting the arrival of his first daughter.

Due to the challenges Torrey and Chanel faced while growing up, they were involved in many charitable endeavours. Among them is the Torrey Smith Family Fund, an organization created to help young people reach their full potential.

Height, weight and body statistics

Torrey Smith is not among the greatest footballers in the NFL but he is certainly not one of those players, their heights are considered a disadvantage in sports.

The Carolina Panthers star stands 6 feet tall (1.83 m) and weighs 205 lbs (93 kg). It’s hard to find any further details on his body stats, but we can say his arm length is 32 5/8″ and his hand size is 8 5/8″.

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