Is Jake Bobo Related To Mike Bobo? Are They Son-Dad?

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Jake Bobo is related to Mike Bobo but it is a complicated yet distinctive relationship.

Jake has a father named Mike, and Mike has a son named Jake. However, they are not the same person.

This adds an intriguing layer to their relationship, which may require some unraveling to comprehend fully.

Jake Bobo Taking A Breather In One Of His Practice Matches
Jake Bobo In One Of His Practice Matches (Source: Instagram)

Jackson “Jake” Bobo was born on August 4, 1998, in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League (NFL).

He attended Duke before transferring to UCLA and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Seahawks following the 2023 NFL Draft.

Before committing to Duke, Jake played football for his high school team at the Belmont Hill School.

Is Jake Bobo Related To Mike Bobo?

Yes, Jake Bobo is related To Mike Bobo, but they are also unrelated.

Jake’s father is Mike Bobo, but it is not the same as online speculation. 

His father was a tri-captain and wide receiver for an Ivy League football team. He graduated in 1992 and holds a government major with a GPA of 3.29.

His academic achievements and performance on the football field led to his inclusion in the GTE Academic All-American first team (university division).

This relationship between the pair has motivated young Jake to pursue a career as a football player.

Jake Bobo Is Related To His Father Mike Bobo
Jake Bobo Is Related To His Father, Mike Bobo (Source: Instagram)

His father, Mike, played wide receiver during college, and Jake became a proficient wide receiver for UCLA.

Talking about the other Mike Bobo he was born Robert Michael Bobo on April 9, 1974, in Augusta, Georgia.

He is a college football coach, offensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach for the Georgia Bulldogs.

The confusion prevailed because coach Mike Bobo also has a son named Jake, who is not the same as Jake from UCLA. 

His son Jake is one of the triplets, Olivia(daughter), Jake(Son), and Ava Grace(Daughter). 

Jake Bobo’s Girlfriend, Mackenzie Mae Cole

Jake is currently dating his long-time girlfriend, Mackenzie Mae Cole. She was born on May 3, 2000, in Stony Brook, N.Y. 

She is the daughter of Rick and Brooke Cole and grew up alongside her older sister, Taylor, and younger brother, Trey.

Notably, her father holds the position of athletic director at Hofstra University.

Mackenzie’s sister pursued volleyball at Iona while her brother played volleyball at Pepperdine.

Jake Bobo With His Girlfriend Mae
Jake Bobo With His Girlfriend Mae (Source: Instagram)

Mae joined the Master of Education – MEd in Coaching and Leadership at UCLA in 2022.

Immediately before that, in 2022, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Duke University. 

During her time at Duke, she played the role of Defensive Specialist in volleyball. 

She went to Connetquot High School, where she was a six-year varsity starter.

Mae had the opportunity to play in over 150 consecutive varsity matches. Furthermore, she made it into the USA Volleyball Youth National Training team in 2016 and 2017.

She was a four-time USA Volleyball A1 High-Performance selection.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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