Parris Campbell’s Bio: NFL Career And Personal Life!

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Parris Campbell is one of the most formidable contenders in the NFL arena. Currently, he stands as the football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. Apart from many athletes, Parris has had a vastly different route in the game. 

Indeed, many states him to have a near-the-cliff experience with his career injuries; however, he never gave up on what he worked for. His bumpy road has dragged him down, but he still stands firm on the field. 

NFL player Parris Campbell
NFL player Parris Campbell (Source: Instagram)

In this article, we will disclose all his information and details regarding his private life. However, let us first get through a quick dose of facts before we jump to the discussion. 

Quick Facts

Full Name Parris John Campbell Jr. 
Date of Birth July 16, 1997
Birth Place Akron, Ohio
Nick Name None
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Unknown
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Age 25 Years Old (As of July 2022)
Height 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters)
Weight 208 lb (94 kg)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Build Athletic
Father’s Name Parris Campbell Sr.
Mother’s Name Shelly Woodruff 
Siblings A sister named Kayla Thompson
Education St. Vincent–St. Mary High School
Ohio State University 
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Taylor Hawks Campbell (@taylor.a.campbell)
Kids A son named Kai (nicknamed Bubba) and a daughter named Skylar (nicknamed Chunky)
Profession Football player
Position Wide Reciever
Affiliations Indianapolis Colts
NFL Draft 2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
Roster Status Active
Net Worth $4 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
Last Update July 2022


Body Measurements

Parris Campbell depicts a firmly toned body structure and athletic composure. He stands tall at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters) while weighing 208 lb (94 kg). 

Likewise, he depicts an arm’s length of 32+14 inches (0.82 meters) and a hand size of 9+12 inches (0.24 meters).

Campbell has a tan skin tone, bushy hair, and black beard color regarding his appearance. Not to mention, he also has eyes of similar color. 

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Parris Campbell | Early Life

Campbell (fully named Parris John Campbell Jr.) was born on July 16, 1997, under the star sign of Cancer. He is one of the two children of Shelly Woodruff and Parris Campbell Sr., born in Akron, Ohio. 

Well, he has a sister named Kayla Thompson. According to the sources, his parents parted ways and divorced when Parris was just two. Following it, he started living with his mother and grandmother. 

Back then, Parris’ mother, Shelly, worked for 25 years as an outreach coordinator for the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office. As for his father, Parris lost most of his communication with his father. Hence, his mother has been an influential figure in his life. 

Parris with his mother
Parris with his mother (Source: Instagram)

“My mother is everything to me. There was nothing that I ever needed. I owe her everything. Just through thick and thin, through the highs, through the lows, she’s been there to provide for me. She went beyond. So I’m in debt to her forever.”
– Parris Campbell


Talking about his educational background, Parris Campbell attended St. Vincent–St. Mary High School, located in Akron, Ohio. Following high school, he enrolled at the Ohio State University in 2014. 

By December 2018, Parris had graduated with a degree in sociology. 

Parris Campbell | Career

Campbell has been on the football field since his high school days. With St. Vincent–St. Mary High School, he played as both wide receiver and running back. Not to mention, he had also played the track back in the days. During his tenure, he has had back-to-back state win. 

After high school graduation, Parris entered to play for the Ohio State University, where he was redshirted for the first season. 

The NFL Arena

After completing his collegiate years, Parris Campbell joined the 2019 NFL Draft. The Indianapolis Colts drafted him 59th overall in the second round, where he had his first NFL touchdown in Week 2. 

After multiple ups and downs with his injury, Parris was removed from the injured list on January 8, 2022.


Parris Campbell had a problematic start during his rookie years due to multiple injuries. Right at the beginning, he had three different injuries (abdominal injury, broken hand, and fractured foot). 

After Week 2 in his rookie year, Parris was placed on injured reserve after suffering a broken foot. During all those injuries, he missed about a week’s long game. In 2019, Parris also struggled with a hand metacarpal fracture; hence, he missed out on four games after surgery. 

The same year in December, he had a pedal foot fracture that led him to be placed on the season-ending injured reserve list. Later in 2020, he then struggled with a cranial head concussion after involving in a minor car incident. 

In August 2020, Parris again had another injury where he suffered from a PCL and MCL injury in his left knee. 

He got out of the injured reserve in September of the same year. He was again wounded in September 2021 due to an abdomen injury. Following it in October, he suffered a ‘significant’ foot injury. 

Career Highlights And Awards

  • CFP national champion (2015)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Third-team All-Big Ten (2016)

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Parris Campbell | Net Worth

According to the sources, Parris Campbell has a net worth of $4 million. Not to mention, he has maintained a contract with the Indianapolis Colts that is worth $4,775,936. Hence, he holds an annual average salary of $1,519,616 with a fully guaranteed money of $2,700,496. 

Apart from his career earnings, Parris also earns through his brand endorsement deals. Some of his brand deals include Old Spice, Official East Bay, and Hyundai, to name a few. 

Apart from his career earnings, he has also worked for several causes in the field. In 2019, he used the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” celebration as an opportunity to help support the work that LeBron and company have been putting in at the I Promise School in Akron over the last couple of years. 

Parris Campbell | Personal Life 

Campbell is much more than an athlete; he is a loving father and a dedicated husband. He is married to his long-time girlfriend, Taylor Hawks (Campbell), and the duo shares two children. 

Talking about their kids, the duo has a son named Kai (nicknamed Bubba) and a daughter named Skylar (nicknamed Chunky). Per Taylor’s Instagram, she is a public figure, and little is known about her life. Additionally, she is also a personal trainer and fitness model. 

Parris’ wife and other family members have always supported his works and games. They always meet Parris before games and hand him emotional support. 

Campbell with his wife Taylor
Campbell with his wife Taylor (Source: Instagram)

 “We’ve never missed a game: home or away. Family is everything.”
– Parris’ mother, Shelly Woodruff 

Check her social media site if you want to follow Taylor Hawk’s updates. She is on Instagram as Taylor Campbell (@taylor.a.campbell) with 11.7k followers. 

Social Media Sites

Check out his social media site if you are interested in following Parris Campbell’s posts and uploads. 

He is on Instagram as Parris Campbell (@pariscampbell1) with 99.9k followers. Likewise, he is on Twitter as Parris Campbell (@PCampbell21) with 75.2k followers. 

He is also on Youtube and runs the channel alongside his family. The track is named Kickin’ It With Campbells, with 3.05k subscribers. 

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Parris Campbell | FAQs

Which jersey number does Parris Campbell wear?

After the Indianapolis Colts drafted him into the professional arena, Parris Campbell wore jersey number 15. However, after three years with the team, he switched to jersey number 1. 

What is Parris Campbell’s career statistic like?

Talking about his collegiate years, Parris Campbell has played 43 career games for the Ohio State Buckeyes. He maintained 1,768 receiving yards, fifteen receiving touchdowns, 210 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns during his tenure. 

As for his NFL career statistics, Parris Campbell maintains 34 receptions, 360 receiving yards, two receiving touchdowns, 175 return yards, and fifty rushing yards. 

Rajani Gurung
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