Sam Howell Grew Up With Sister Anna And Brother Will Howell

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The Washington Commanders quarterback Sam Howell grew up with two siblings: an elders sister Anna and a younger brother, Will Howell.

While his brother Will carried the torch of the family into football, Howell’s sister Anna chose a corporate career. Currently, she is the senior marketing coordinator at the real estate agency Homes By Dickerson.

Sam Howell, born on September 16, 2000, made his NFL debut with the Commanders on January 8, 2023, against the Dallas Cowboys.

His big league debut was also his first-ever start as a backup to the team’s QBs, Taylor Heinicke & Carson Wentz.

NFL Player Sam Howell Has A Sister Anna & Brother Will
NFL Player Sam Howell With His Sister & Brother

The Washington Commanders chose him as the round-five (144th overall) pick of the 2022 NFL draft & signed a four-year rookie contract.

An alumnus of the University of North Carolina, Sam Howell, finished his college with 92 touchdowns for 10,283 passing yards; both were school records.

During his freshman year, he became the 2019 Military Bowl MVP as the Tar Heels booked victory against the Temple Owls (of Temple University). No wonder he was the 2019 ACC Rookie of the Year.

Meet Anna Howell: Sam Howell Sister

The American football quarterback has an elder sister named Anna Howell.

She was born on May 4, 1996, in Waynesville, North Carolina, which makes her 28 years old as of June 2024.

Anna Howell & her brothers (Sam & Will) all went to Sun Valley High School.

In high school, she was the captain of the varsity volleyball team & the softball team before graduating in 2014.

Anna Howell, The Elder Sister Of NFL Quarterback Sam Howell
Anna Howell, The Elder Sister Of NFL Quarterback Sam Howell (Source: Instagram)

Then, she enrolled at the Appalachian State University and completed her graduation in 2018.

Anna obtained a degree in BSc. in Business Administration, Marketing & minored in Apparel Design and Merchandising.

While as an undergraduate, she worked as a resident assistant for the Univerisity Housing & then was a real estate intern at Keller Williams.

What Does She Does Now?

Thanks to prior experiences, Anna Howell’s inclination & career in real estate got smooth. Upon graduation, she worked as a leasing specialist at Gumenick Properties (June 2018- Dec 2018).

According to her LinkedIn profile, she works as a senior marketing coordinator at Homes By Dickerson (May 2020- now).

Anna joined the company in April 2019 as a marketing coordinator & got a promotion after a year.

Surfing through her social media profiles, she seems to be a travel lover & often posts about her family (parents & brothers). Aside from being a supportive sister, she is the biggest fan of her football star brother Sam.

Howell Family: Sam’s Father Is A Head Coach

Sam Howell is the second-eldest of three children born to his parents: Duke Howell and Amy Howell.

The American football player grew up with elder sister Anna & younger brother Will Howell.

His younger brother Will graduated from Sun Valley High School in 2017, where he was an outside linebacker for the varsity football team.

Then, he went to Appalachian State University (Aug 2017- May 2021) & played college football there. Further detail on Will’s current career or profession is not out.

Sam Howell Parents
Sam Howell With Parents (Source: Twitter)

The football enthusiasm in the family came from Sam’s father, Duke Howell, who played himself at college at Appalachian State University.

Now, Duke is a football coach & has been serving as the head coach at Cuthbertson High School since December 2022.

Earlier, he was the offensive coordinator for the high school under then-head coach Andy Markatine.

Howell’s mom, Amy, always supported and cared for her son.

Mixed Ethnicity

Sam Howell has mixed ethnicity. He is part Korean but also has English and Irish family backgrounds.

His grandfather met his grandmother from Korea during his time in Korea after the Korean War ended. Howell became a Christian in 2021 and got baptized.

Even though where a person comes from doesn’t affect how well they play sports, Howell is an excellent example for all athletes.

He works hard, stays committed, and never gives up, which is essential for achieving success. He shows that anyone can do it, no matter who they are.

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