TJ Hockenson is a professional football player who plays in the National Football League.
Following his draft in 2019, he currently plays for the NFL team Detroit Lions. The footballer serves as a tight-end for the Lions.
Besides that, he played collegiate football at the University of Iowa with the Iowa Hawkeyes.
The athlete is an exceptional football player and has received several honors and awards for his skills.
In his junior year, TJ won the John Mackey Award. It is awarded to the most outstanding tight end in college football.
Touchdown Club of Columbus also presented him with Ozzie Newsome Award for his contribution to college football.
Moreover, the former Hawkeye was selected to play in the Pro Bowl in his second NFL year. Hockenson has already shown the Detroit team his true potential. He gets better with every game.
Although he suffered a serious injury in his first season with the Lions, he came back bigger and better. In the 2020 season, he caught a touchdown leading to Detroit’s third win that season.
Before getting into details about the former Hawkeye’s life and career, here are some quick facts about him.
|Full Name||Thomas James Hockenson|
|Birth Date||July 3, 1997|
|Birth Place||Chariton, Iowa, the United States|
|Nick Name||T.J., Hock|
|Education||Chariton High School|
|Father’s Name||Tod Hockenson|
|Mother’s Name||Teri Hockenson|
|Siblings||Three; Matt, Andy, Kelsey|
|Age||24 Years Old|
|Height||6 feet 5 inches|
|Weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|Current Team||Detroit Lions|
|Active Years||2019 – Present|
|Net Worth||$14 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Last Update||May, 2022|