DeVonta Smith Brother Christian Smith- Parents & Family

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The football skills run in the family, as the brother of DeVonta Smith, Christian Smith is also a football player currently playing for Amite High School.

Christian is the younger brother of DeVonta Smith, and he is following in his older brother’s footsteps.

Smith’s brother can play both as a running back and an outside linebacker, while DeVonta plays as a wide receiver.

Young DeVonta Smith With His Mother
Young DeVonta Smith With His Mother (Source: Instagram)

DeVonta Smith currently plays for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).

The Philadelphia Eagles drafted Smith as the tenth overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Moreover, the wide receiver played college football at the University of Alabama.

Furthermore, Smith became the first wide receiver to earn the AP Player of the Year award since it was first introduced in 1998.

Smith set more than seven school receiving records while playing for Alabama and received an invitation to the 2021 Senior Bowl but decided not to participate.

DeVonta Smith Brother, Christian Smith

DeVonta Smith has a younger brother named Christian Smith, who is also pursuing a football career.

Currently, Christian is playing for Amite High School as a running back and an outside linebacker and is expected to graduate high school in 2024.

DeVonta claimed that his brother is not under extra stress due to his own NFL career and stated that he “understands” it.

“People call him my little brother; he doesn’t like it,” he added. “He made it easier for me because he already understood that he’s not ‘DeVonta’s little brother,’ he’s Christian.”

DeVonta Smith With His Brother
DeVonta Smith With His Brother (Source: Twitter)

Additionally, when they were young, the Smith brothers frequently got into fights over competition.

Smith said he was “terrible” as a child and didn’t behave himself until he reached high school. Smith’s mother threatened to keep him out of games during high school if he didn’t behave.

Moreover, the player added that no one could change her mind when his mother said he wasn’t playing.

DeVonta Smith Parents, Christina Smith-Sylve & Kelvin Dickerson

DeVonta Smith was born to mother Christina Smith-Sylve, and father Kelvin Dickerson. The parents split up when Smith was just a kid.

Despite not being together, the parents gave immense love to their kids.

Even though they were separated, the couple found ways always to be together whenever their children needed them, whether at football or in life.

DeVonta Smith Father, Kelvin Dickerson
DeVonta Smith Father, Kelvin Dickerson (Source: Twitter)

Kelvin was also involved as much as Christina in Smith’s life. A car detailing business manager, Dickerson would see Smith and his brother on weekends.

The father has a quiet, reserved nature and a hard-working tendency, so the wide receiver also picked up those habits.

On the other hand, Christina Smith-Sylve was born and raised in Amite, a community in southeast Louisiana famous for its oyster industry. She played basketball at her son’s high school, Amite High Magnet School.

Moreover, DaVonta’s mother attended Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in Baton Rouge to study for a Bachelor of Science in Social Work.

Furthermore, Smith-Sylve has worked as a child welfare specialist in the Department of Children and Family Services.

After being selected for the NFL, DeVonta Smith bought his mother a house and stated that she was his “absolute world.”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Who Is The Brother Of DeVonta Smith?

DeVonta Smith has a younger brother named Christian Smith.

Neeki Kakshyapati
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