Najee Harris is a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers and here is everything you should know about him, including his net worth, salary, career, personal life and more

Full NameNajee Jerome Harris
Birth PlaceAntioch, California
Date of BirthMarch 9, 1998,
Age24
Father’s Name:Curt Harris
Mother’s NameTianna Hicks
Zodiac SignPisces
High SchoolAlabama
NationalityAmerican
NFL Debut 2021
Net Worth (2022)$2 Million
PartnerSingle
ChildrenNo
ProfessionProfessional Football Player
Affiliation Pittsburgh Steelers
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Najee Harris Early Life & Education

Najee Harris is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He was one of a single mother’s five children and spent time in a homeless shelter before the family relocated to Antioch. He grew up in a number of rough neighborhoods.

Harris played football all four years of high school at Antioch High School in Antioch, California.

Harris rushed for 2,263 yards and 23 touchdowns in 2014 as a sophomore. He rushed for 2,744 yards and 36 touchdowns as a junior. He rushed for 2,776 yards and 34 touchdowns as a senior.

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Najee Harris College life

2017 

Although Harris participated in all 14 games as a rookie, players like Damien Harris, Bo Scarbrough, and Josh Jacobs carried the bulk of the responsibility. Harris ran for 370 yards on 61 carries for an average of 6.1 yards per carry to conclude the season. He gained three touchdowns by running.

2018

Harris finished behind Josh Jacobs and Damien Harris on the depth chart during his sophomore year. Harris participated in 15 games, rushing 117 times for 783 yards and four touchdowns. Harris carried the ball 13 times for a career-high 135 yards in his greatest performance against Arkansas State.

2019

Damien Harris took over as the starting running back for the Alabama Crimson Tide when Josh Jacobs left for the NFL. Harris amassed 1,224 yards and 13 touchdowns during the season while also receiving 27 catches for 304 yards and seven more scores. Harris said he was going to stay at Alabama for his senior year, despite rumors that he might enter the NFL Draft in 2020. 

2020 

Harris started as a running back for the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2020. Harris threw for 98 yards and three touchdowns on 17 attempts against the Missouri Tigers. He made 31 attempts, covering 152 yards, one touchdown, and an average of 4.9 yards against the Georgia Bulldogs. He attempted 23 passes for 206 yards and five touchdowns in his best game of the year against Ole Miss. He came in fifth place in the Heisman Trophy. For the Crimson Tide, Harris ended his career as the all-time leader in running yards (3,843), total scrimmage yards (4,624), and touchdowns (57).

NFL Career

The Pittsburgh Steelers took Harris with the 24th overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He was chosen as the first running back. Harris agreed to a four-year, $13.1 million rookie deal with the Steelers on May 25, 2021, which included a $6.9 million signing bonus.

2021

Harris amassed 142 all-purpose yards in Week 3’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, including 14 catches on 19 targets. This was the second-highest number of targets for a running back since 1992 and tied the NFL record for most catches by a rookie running back in a game (when the data was first tracked). In Week 5’s 27-19 victory over the Denver Broncos, Harris amassed 122 yards on 23 attempts and a rushing touchdown.

Najee Harris Net worth and Salary

Najee Harris has achieved great fame and success. Here is the information if you are one of those looking for Najee Harris’s net worth. Najee Harris’ net worth is assessed to be $2 million by net worth.

The athlete’s salary is about $3 million. Najee signed his first contract in the year 2021 with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Najee Harris Personal Life and Relationships

Harris earned a Consumer Services degree from the University of Alabama in 2020. Harris started doing Megan Rapinoe’s famous World Cup pose to mark touchdowns during his last college football season. He referred to Rapinoe’s feminism and his support of it as “inspiring” and “motivating,” respectively.

Harris joined Marshawn Lynch’s marketing company, Beast Mode Marketing, in January 2019. Lynch was a former NFL running back.

Harris turned down the invitation to the Cleveland, Ohio, event on the day of the 2021 NFL Draft in favor of throwing a celebration for the young clients of the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, the homeless shelter where he had spent his whole childhood. Later, he met with his loved ones and friends to watch the Draft at Lynch’s eatery in Emeryville, California.

Harris started the nonprofit Da’ Bigger Picture Foundation in 2021 to help families who are hungry or don’t have a place to live. 

Najee Harris Social Media Presence

Najee Harris has 660k Instagram followers and 213k Twitter followers

Najee Harris FAQs

(Q) What is Najee Harris’ overall rating in Madden 23?

Najee Harris has an Overall Rating of 83 in Madden 23

(Q) How fast is Najee Harris?

Najee Harris reportedly ran an unofficial forty-yard dash of 4.45 seconds while at Alabama

(Q) How old is Najee Harris?

Najee Harris is currently 24 years old.

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