Lavar Arrington is the father of one son and three daughters with his wife, Trishia.
His son, Lavar Arrington II, plays high school football and is on the path to playing collegiate football in a few years.
LaVar Arrington is a former American football player who had a successful career as a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL).
Arrington played college football at Penn State University, where he was a standout linebacker and earned All-American honors.
The Washington Redskins drafted the linebacker as the second overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft.
He played for the Redskins from 2000 to 2005. After leaving Washington, he played one season with the New York Giants in 2006 before retiring from professional football.
He earned three Pro Bowl selections during his career (2001, 2002, and 2003) and won different accolades.
After retiring from football, LaVar Arrington transitioned to a career in sports media.
Father Of Four Children
Lavar Arrington and his wife Trishia are the parents of four children named Marlee, Lavar, Laila, and Penn.
The family currently resides in Los Angeles County, California.
Son: Lavar Arrington II
Lavar Arrington’s son, Lavar Arrington II, was born on May 16, 2007. He plays football and is following in his father’s footsteps.
Currently attending Charter Oak High School, he is a versatile player excelling in both linebacker and running back positions, with a primary focus on the linebacker as he undergoes recruitment.
The next-generation Arrington possesses the potential to contribute on either offense or defense, showcasing his adaptability on the field.
In the 2025 class, he has garnered considerable attention from college football programs, having received numerous offers.
Among these offers is one from Penn State, his father’s alma mater.
Expressing his gratitude, he stated,
“After a humbling conversation with @ZemaitisTouch_ and @coachjfranklin, I am deeply honored and blessed to receive my tenth D-1 offer to my father’s Alma Mater: Pennsylvania State University. Thank you!
In addition to the offer from Penn State, he has received offers from Boston College, Colorado, Oregon State, San Diego State, and the University of Washington.
The 6-foot-4-inch tall athlete is still weighing his options and has yet to make a decision on which college to attend.
Inducted Into The College Football Hall Of Fame
Penn State national award winner and first-team All-America linebacker LaVar Arrington was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2022 class.
Arrington and the other 21 inductees (18 players & 3 coaches) received recognition at their respective collegiate institutions with NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salutes.
Within the Penn State football family, Arrington becomes the 26th member (including 20 players and 6 coaches) to be elected to the College Hall of Fame.
He stated, “First and foremost, I want to extend a sincere thank you to my family because without them, I would have fallen short. My parents, brothers, and sister instilled in me a mindset that was built so deep and so strong.”