NFL Draft Jaxon Smith Tattoo: Their Meaning And Design

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The 2023 NFL draft pick Jaxon Smith is a tattoo enthusiast & has many inkings on his body.

No doubt, Smith’s tattoos have been an interesting topic of discussion among fans. They are eager to know the design and meanings behind the player’s body arts.

Jaxon Smith Njigba became the 20th overall choice in the 2023 NFL draft of the Seattle Seahawks, who also selected Devon Witherspoon (#5 pick).

The American football wide receiver joins the list of a handful of draftees: Jahmyr GibbsBryce Young, C. J. Stroud, Will Anderson & Paris Johnson, among others.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba, The 20th Overall Choice In The 2023 NFL Draft Pick
Jaxon Smith-Njigba, The 20th Overall Choice In The 2023 NFL Draft Pick (Source: Instagram)

Smith-Njigba was born on February 14, 2002, in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

The NFL player played college football at Ohio State. Jaxon holds the FBS Bowl Game and Ohio State single-game record for most receiving yards with 347 in the 2022 Rose Bowl.

Smith-Njigba is a possession slot receiver who has the great speed to run past the defenders. He had to face injuries in the 2022 season, due to which he failed to showcase his abilities at an expected level.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba Tattoos: Meaning And Design

The NFL wide receiver, Jaxon, is well known among the fans for his outstanding speed and ball-receiving abilities.

But one thing that catches the eyes of the fans and opponents alike is the unique tattoos on different parts of his body.

Smith-Njigba is very fond of tattoos. His body parts containing numerous arts and designs show us his interest in tattoos.

Jaxon Showing His Tattoo With Teammate
Jaxon Showing His Tattoo With Teammate (Source: Instagram)

The recent tattoo on his right hand has been getting a lot of interest from the fans. On his hand, different words in both Chinese and English languages are written.

Similarly, the tattoo contains some stars, a snake, and a picture of a man. It also includes the numbers with which he has played during his playing career.

Most importantly, the words—’Dream Chasers’ are also written, wired around by the snake. 

Along with the tattoos on his hand, Jaxon has many more over his body.

Overall, the tattoos all over his body reflect his experiences, incidents, and beliefs in the journey of life.

Who Are In His Family? Details Here

Maada Njigba is the father and Jami Smith is the mother of Ohio State wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba.

Maada and Jami got divorced when Jaxon was still young, but the couple maintained a cordial relationship for the sake of their children.

The player’s mom, Jami, lives in Sulphur Springs with her new partner Brittan Dodwell.

Jaxon With His Brother
Jaxon With His Brother (Source: Instagram)

Jaxon got his athletic traits from his father, Madda, who had a brief playing career as a linebacker in his college days. He has been following his father’s footsteps.

Despite the separation, Jaxon’s parents maintained a good relationship for the sake of their children. Jami and Madda have always supported their sons’ passions, encouraged them to work hard, and taught them the importance of perseverance.

Jaxon Smith Njigba has an older brother named Canaan Smith-Njigba, who is two years senior to him.

His older brother is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB).

There, he plays alongside MLB elites like Ke’Bryan Hayes, Bryan Reynolds, Rich Hill & Carlos Santana.

Growing up, Jaxon looked up to Canaan as his inspiration and hero. They enjoyed the challenges and competed against each other, which made them better players.

Ashish Lama
Ashish Lama

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