Jackie Taylor Age: Jackie Taylor, the daughter of late NFL player Sean Taylor, got into the athletic limelight at a young age- not only because of her dad’s impression but also because of her volleyball prowess.
When her dad passed away, she was only 18 months old. But as she grew up, she learned the importance of her father’s legacy.
Since then, she’s embraced sports and played volleyball at her high school. Taylor, who is in her teens, lives with her mother, Jackie Garci (then-fiance of her dad), in Florida.
Jackie Taylor is a student-athlete at Gulliver Prep High School, where she plays as a middle blocker in her school’s volleyball team. She is the member of the 2024 class.
In the 2021-22 season, Jackie recorded 171 kills, 13 block solos, and 65 triple blocks across 80 sets.
In May 2023, she entered her father’s sports trail after committing to the University of North Carolina. It’s been home to
Fans anticipate how this 6-foot-1-inch tall player could perform in her collegiate volleyball at the Tar Heels.
Coaches & her mother compare her explosive agility and lateral movement, joining with a vertical advantage with her late father.
Jackie Taylor Age And Wiki: How Old Is Sean Taylor’s Daughter?
The late Sean Taylor’s daughter, Jackie Taylor, was born in Florida on May 12, 2006. As of 2024, Jackie is [calcuate_years datestring=”05/12/2006″] years old.
As reported, when she was born, her parents, Sean and Jackie, struggled to reach an agreement to name her at first.
Her late dad’s birth name was “Sean Michael Maurice Taylor,” while her mom was born “Jacqueline Marie Garcia.”
So, they named her “Jacqueline Michelle Marie Taylor,” but she goes by the same name as her mother, Jackie.
The happiness of the family of three subsided after the NFL player died due to injuries after being shot in their Palmetto Bay home.
At that time, she was a toddler; her age was only one and a half.
Unlike her father, she has no Wikipedia page, but it won’t be a big deal once she sets foot in professional athletics. There are already sports-rating online tabloids featuring her volleyball stories & achievements.
How Did She Incline To Sports?
Taylor grew up playing soccer and dancing but opted out from sports at eight years old because of the pressures & expectations of being an NFL daughter.
Later, when she got into the eighth grade, Taylor began to understand her late dad’s legacy and followed it by pursuing a volleyball career.
A volleyball MH/RH at Gulliver Prep, she joined the Miami Hype Volleyball Club in 2021 & plays there.
Even if she prefers to stay low-key, she’s occasionally appeared in the media. In 2017, Jackie spoke on her father’s behalf after his posthumous induction into the University of Miami Ring of Honor.
Jackie Taylor’s Parents Were Never Married
Taylor’s parents, the late Sean Taylor and Jackie Garcia, were college sweethearts. They met at Gulliver Prep High School but remained friends for years.
Later, when the duo reunited as Hurricanes at the University, they began dating- at that time, Sean was a sophomore while Garcia was a freshman.
They lived together for many years without marrying but were engaged.
On November 26, 2007, the then-Redskins player went on to check his house after hearing some noises when the burglars shot him in the leg.
At that time, his then-fiance, Jackie Garcia, and his daughter were at home but unharmed.
Due to the gunshot, the injured NFL player suffered extensive blood loss, which resulted in his death at the hospital during treatment on November 27.
Now, his baby mama, Garcia, has custody of their daughter. After three years of Sean’s death, she married Shay Haley, a musician and record producer, in November 2010.
The family currently resides in Coral Gables, Florida.