Allen Lazard Parents: Who Are Kevin And Mary Lazard?

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The parents of Allen Lazard are both involved in teaching; he has learned a lot from them, whether it be academics or sports.

His father is a Personal Financial Representative and former high school coach, while his mother is a teacher.

New York Jets Wide Receiver Allen Lazard
New York Jets Wide Receiver Allen Lazard (Source: Instagram)

Allen Jamel Lazard was born on December 11, 1995, in Des Moines, Iowa. He is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).

Lazard played high school football at Urbandale High School and was a four-year starter on both offense and defense.

Before attending Iowa State, Lazard competed in the 2014 US Army All-American Bowl.

The Iowa-born was a highly regarded recruit coming out of high school. Rivals graded him as the top recruit in Iowa and the seventh-best receiver in the country.

He attended Iowa State and was named First-Team All-Big 12 in 2016 and 2017, and he is Iowa State’s career leader in catches and receiving yards.

Following college, he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2018 but was later waived.

The wide receiver then spent four seasons with the Green Bay Packers (2018-2022) before signing with the New York Jets.

Allen Lazard Parents: Who Are Kevin And Mary Lazard?

Allen Lazard was born into the household of his parents, Kevin and Mary Lazard. The player’s father and mother tied the knot on September 22, 1996.

The couple had already given birth to their two kids when they tied the knot. Allen followed in his father’s footsteps, as Kevin Lazard was also a prominent footballer of his time.  

Kevin Lazard attended Bellflower High School from 1985 to 1989 and completed his high school diploma.

He then pursued a BA in MIS (Management of Information) at Iowa State University from 1989 to 1994. There, he played collegiate football from 1989 to 1993.

Later, Kevin pursued an MBA in Business Administration at the University of Phoenix from 2006 to 2009.

He presently works as a personal financial representative at Primerica.

Allen Lazard With His Parents
Allen Lazard With His Parents (Source: Instagram)

Before this, he worked as a system analyst II at Iowa State University from April 2013. Kevin also briefly served as a development analyst at Xpanxion.

Before working for Primerica and Iowa State University, he held a system analyst position at Principal Financial Group from June 2006 to January 2013.

Additionally, he utilized his athletic skills and served as a varsity assistant coach at Urbandale High School from July 2008 to February 2012.

Allen’s Mother Is A Teacher

Mary Lazard graduated with a Bachelor Of Science (BS) in elementary from 1988 to 1992.

Presently she has been a teacher at West Marshall CSD since August 2016. Before this, from August 2013 to July 2016, she worked as a teacher at Des Moines Public Schools.

Mary has also served as a Production Assimilation Coordinator at the Lutheran Church of Hope from 2007 to 2013. She was the facility manager and lesson scheduler at SportsPlex West from 2005 to 2007.

From August 2003 to August 2005, she worked as a site supervisor at Youth & Shelter Services.

From August 2000 to August 2003, she was a site coordinator at Marshalltown Community Schools.

Meet Allen Lazard Brother Anthony Lazard 

Allen’s brother Anthony was born on May 3, 1994, and he is also a former football player. The age gap between the two brothers is about one year. 

Anthony graduated from the University of Iowa in 2016 with a Kinesiology and health major.

He has been the Applied Sport Science Coordinator and Assistant Director for Football Sports Performance at Stanford University since January 2023.

Allen Lazard With His Father And Brother Anthony
Allen Lazard With His Father And Brother Anthony (Source: Instagram)

After graduating from the University of Iowa, Anthony worked as a Strength and Conditioning Intern at Iowa State University Athletics Department in 2016 and then at Colorado State University in 2017.

He began his career as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Central Methodist College in Missouri in 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Who Are The Parents Of Allen Lazard?

Allen Lazard was born to parents Kevin and Mary Lazard on December 11, 1995.

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