Texas A&M Coach Jordan Peterson Wife Missy And Three Kids

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Jordan Peterson wife, Missy Peterson, married the football coach in 2011. The Texas couple share three kids, with their youngest one born in 2019. 

The former Kansas Jayhawks coach, Jordan Peterson, has said goodbye to his team after four seasons. The co-defensive coordinator will now serve as the co-cornerbacks coach at Texas A&M.

The Former Kansas Jayhawks Coach, Jordan And His Wife, Missy Peterson
The Former Kansas Jayhawks Coach, Jordan And His Wife, Missy Peterson (Source: Facebook)

It is Jordan’s second stint with Texas A&M, who graduated from Texas A&M in 2009. As a former safety, Jordan is a two-time All-Big 12 Academic First Team selection. 

His coaching career includes time spent at Fresno State, New Mexico, and recently the University of Kansas. This is the second time Coach Elko has hired a coach from a Kansas university. He previously hired the KSU offensive coordinator Collin Klein. 

Jordan Peterson Wife: Meet Missy Peterson

Jordan Peterson wife, Missy Peterson, is native to Katy, Texas. The Peterson family is currently residing in Lawrence, Texas. 

Missy Peterson, 36, tied the knot with the football coach in 2011. On his social media handle, Jordan has shared several tribute posts for his wife and the mother of his three kids. 

Last year, on Mother’s Day, Jordan shared a photo of Missy with their three daughters, all in white dress. He captioned the post, “To the woman that always puts our kids and family before herself, that bends over backward to make things happen, and the ultimate supporter of us all.


Posts like these are normal for Jordan to share. He doesn’t only share these appreciation posts on his Facebook handle but also on his X handle. The couple’s first child, Ellie Rose Peterson, was born on April 5, 2014. 

Jordan Shared The Cute Photo Of His Wife And Three Kids On Mother's Day
Jordan Shared The Cute Photo Of His Wife And Three Kids On Mother’s Day (Source: Facebook)

Previously, Jordan has shared several photos of his firstborn on his X handle to wish her on her birthday. The couple’s second child, Emery, was born early in 2018. 

On May 11, 2019, Missy took to her Facebook to announce they were about to be parents for the third time. Missy was seen holding Emery and showing the sonography pictures.

Ellie was seen holding the board that read, “BABY SHARK, DUE DUE DUE DUE, SEPTEMBER 2019.” The Peterson family introduced their third child, Everly, on September 27, 2019. 

Previously, the Kansas Football team featured the Peterson family in a special video made for Mother’s Day. In the video, Jordan can be seen asking his three daughters questions about their mother’s favorite food and favorite thing to do. 

The middle child, Emery, was the quickest to answer both questions. She even revealed that her mom’s favorite thing to do is taking pictures.

Coach Jordan Peterson Career So Far

Coach Jordan Peterson graduated from Texas A&M in 2009 with a degree in Sports Management. He received a master’s degree a year later. 

A safety, Peterson made 81 tackles and broke up 15 passes during his time as a player at Texas A&M. After graduation, Jordan worked two years as a graduate assistant with the Aggies before joining Fresno State. 

At Fresno, Jordan took up the role of Outside Linebackers coach and helped mentor safety Phillip Thomas to the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year honor.

Jordan Spent Four Seasons With The Jayhawks
Jordan Spent Four Seasons With The Jayhawks (Source: Twitter)

Peterson coached Fresno for five seasons, helping the Bulldogs to three consecutive bowl games- a 2014 Mountain West Championship appearance and a 2013 Mountain West title.

After bidding goodbye to Fresno, New Mexico hired Jordan as their safeties coach. In 2019, he was promoted to defensive coordinator. 

He joined Kansas in 2020 and started as their safeties coach. In 2021, his responsibilities increased as he became their defensive analyst. At the end of 2023, he became Kansas’ Co-Defensive Coordinator, but that promotion wasn’t enough to keep him for long. 

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