Who Are Ella And Hanna Van Ness? Lukas Van Ness Sister- Brother Devan Van Ness

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The 13th overall pick of the 2023 NFL draft, Lukas Van Ness grew up with two sister and one brother.

On April 27, 2023, the Green Bay Packers drafted Lukas Van Ness in the first round.

The top three picks of the 2023 NFL draft are Bryce Young, C.J. Stroud, and Will Anderson Jr.

Lukas Van Ness
Lukas Van Ness (Source: Instagram)

Lukas played college football at Iowa over a number of offers from Illinois, Minnesota, and Kansas.

Before Iowa, he attended Barrington High School, where he played both football and ice hockey. 

He led the high school to the state playoffs in his junior and senior years.

Additionally, the outside linebacker was named MSL Conference Defensive Player of the Year in his senior high school.

Lukas Van Ness Sister: Ella And Hanna Van Ness

The Iowa alumnus has three siblings in the family; two sisters, Ella and Hanna Van Ness, and one brother Devan Van Ness.

As per her Instagram post, his sister, Ella Van Ness, attended her high school at Barrington High School and graduated in 2022.

She is currently studying in her freshman year at the University of Iowa.

Lukas Van Ness With His Brother & Sisters
Lukas Van Ness With His Brother & Sisters (Source: Instagram)

Hannah, the other sister of Lukas Van Ness, is a former University of Iowa student who graduated in 2022.

She studied Business Analytics/ Information Systems at Tippie College of Business.

Lukas Van Ness Brother: Devan Van Ness

His brother Devan Van Ness is also following in his brother’s footsteps.

Devan Van Ness plays defensive end and outside linebacker at Barrington High School.

Additionally, he also plays lacrosse for the high school.

Parents Of Lukas Van Ness

Lukas Van Ness was born to Leanna Lehman Van Ness and Jason Van Ness on July 6, 2001, in Barrington, Illinois.

Both of his parents are also Iowa graduates and former athletes.

Lukas Van Ness With His Family
Lukas Van Ness With His Family (Source: Facebook)

His father, Jason Van Ness, attended Iowa State University and then completed his doctorate of chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1997.

Jason currently works as a clinic director and sports chiropractor at Van Ness Chiropractic, which was founded in 1997. 

Unfortunately, the details regarding the profession of his mother are currently unknown.

More on the personal life of Lukas Van Ness, he is in a relationship with Frankie Kmet.

Frankie is the sister of an American professional football player, Cole Kmet, who currently plays as a tight end for the Chicago Bears.

In 2022, the couple took to Instagram to share their first photo together, marking the beginning of their public presence as a pair.

College Football Career

Rated a three-star recruit at the end of high school, Lukas redshirted his freshmen season.

In 2021, the Football Writers Association of America named him Freshman All-America. 

In addition, Lukas was named to the Second-team All-Big Ten by league coaches and media in 2022.

The Illinois-born football player received the Academic All-Big Ten in both his sophomore and junior year.

Throughout his college career, he played in 26 games, making 70 tackles, with 34 being solo tackles and 36 being assisted tackles.

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