Warren Sapp Son: Who Are Warren II And Jaelon Austin?

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Warren Sapp Son: Warren Sapp, the celebrated Pro Football Hall of Famer, is the proud parent of three children: two sons, Warren II and Jaelon Austin, and a daughter, Mercedes Sapp.

Warren welcomed his first child, Jaelon Austin, with his girlfriend Angela D. Sanders in January 1997.

Later, he married Jamiko Vaughn, with whom he had two children, daughter Mercedes in 1998 and Warren Sapp II in 2000.

Warren Sapp During Game
Warren Sapp During Game (Source: ESPN)

Warren Carlos Sapp is a former American football defensive tackle renowned for his 13-season career in the National Football League (NFL).

He spent most of his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, contributing significantly to their first Super Bowl win in Super Bowl XXXVII.

Born December 19, 1972, Sapp achieved remarkable success in college football at the University of Miami, earning multiple prestigious awards and distinctions.

He was selected in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Buccaneer; Sapp went on to earn seven Pro Bowl appearances and four first-team All-Pro honors during his NFL tenure.

Sapp’s contributions to the sport were acknowledged when he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. He later served as an analyst on NFL Network until 2015. 

Who Are Warren II And Jaelon Austin?

Warren Sapp Son

Warren II and Jaelon Austin are the sons of Warren Sapp. Jaelon Austin, the elder son, was born on June 19, 1997, to his father, Warren, and mother, Angela D. Sanders.

Sanders, who served in the Air Force and resided at MacDill Air Force Base, had a relationship with Sapp for several years, during which she gave birth to Jaelon.

Shortly after the birth of his first son, Sapp married Jamiko Vaughn in January 1998 and later welcomed a daughter in November of the same year.

Two years after this, in 2000, Warren II was born. Much like his father, Warren II has pursued a career in football.

Warren Sapp Son Warren Sapp ll
Warren Sapp Son Warren Sapp ll (Source: ESPN)

During his time at the Winter Garden Foundation Academy, Warren II made a name for himself under the guidance of coach Brad Lord, displaying his versatility as both a tackle and a defensive end.

Currently, Warren II is a linebacker for the Florida Atlantic Owls at Florida Atlantic University, currently in his sophomore year.

Daughter Mercedes Sapp Is A Soccer Player 

Mercedes Sapp, born on November 18, 1998, is the daughter of Warren Sapp, the renowned football star. Growing up in a family deeply involved in sports, Mercedes developed a strong passion for athletics.

During her high school years, she achieved significant milestones in soccer, including earning the distinction of 2A All-State in 2014 and securing the title of Defensive MVP twice, in 2014 and 2015.

Warren Sapp Daughter Mercedes Sapp
Warren Sapp’s Daughter Mercedes Sapp (Source: Linkedin)

Along with her dedication to soccer, Mercedes pursued higher education, completing her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Media Studies with a Minor in Spanish from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

She furthered her academic pursuits, obtaining her master’s degree from the University of North Florida in 2021.

Currently, Mercedes holds the position of Student-Athlete Enhancement Coordinator at the University of South Florida. Previously, she gained experience as a Sales Associate at the University of North Florida.

Chanda Rai
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