Police arrested former “Patriot” star Austin Seferian-Jenkins for domestic violence charge. The full details on his arrest remain unclear but here is a little information based on the public jail records.
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Does Austin Seferian-Jenkins Have A Wife Or A Girlfriend?
Public jail records revealed former NFL tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been arrested in Washington State. He was taken into custody on Friday by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office on two charges, one count of felony harassment threats, domestic violence or death threats; and one count of misdemeanor assault and domestic violence.
The NFL player was reportedly booked just after 9 p.m. local time and was reportedly held without bail, jail records revealed. It remains unclear what led to his arrest and a court date has yet to be set.
But, this isn’t the first time has been to prison. Austin was hit with three charges in a DUI arrest in March 2020. Before that, he was arrested for DUI in 2016 and 2013. Seferian-Jenkins was also issued a civil infraction for speeding and improper lane change but was arraigned on the charges on March 11, 2020.
His 2016 arrest cost him his contract with the Buccaneers. Meanwhile, he was suspended from the first two games in the 2017 season stemming from DUI.
As for his wife/girlfriend, Austin Seferian-Jenkins never publicly shared his dating life. There is little to no information on his romantic life and secret marriage if there is any.
Is Austin Seferian-Jenkins Retired?
Austin Seferian-Jenkins seems to have retired from his NFL career. Although no official statement was released or public announcement was made regarding him quitting football.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins Current Team
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, before his NFL career came to a halt, had signed a contract with New England Patriots on 10 April 2019. The deal included a $50,000 signing bonus.
But after two months of signing the contract, Patriots officially announced that they have released Austin from his role as the TE for the team, for a personal reason.
He had originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (38th overall) by Tampa Bay out of Washington.
He was released by the Buccaneers in September of 2016 and was claimed off waivers by the Jets. Austin signed with the Jaguars as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2018.
Overall, Austin has played in 43 regular-season games with 29 starts and totaled 116 receptions for 1,160 yards and 11 touchdowns. His most productive season came in 2017 with the Jets when he posted 50 receptions for 357 yards and three touchdowns.
Last season with the Jaguars, Austin started the first five games of the season and caught 11 passes for 90 yards and a touchdown.
The pre-draft season scouting report shared that Austin immediately jumped off the screen due to his size and how well he moved given that size. Although he didn’t have blazing speed, Seferian-Jenkins demonstrated smooth athleticism when running his routes and the explosiveness to get down the field in a hurry. He even spent time lined up at the defensive end, a testament to his athletic versatility.
During his high school career, Austin earned the title of 4A first-team all-state by the Associated Press in 2010 and as a junior in 2009. He also secured an ESPN second-team All-America selection as a senior in 2010. He finished high school with school-record 126 receptions, played in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl following senior season.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins Net Worth
Austin Seferian-Jenkins had signed a two-year $10 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars before the 2018 season. However, the Jaguars declined his $6.29m option for 2019. Then, he became a free agent before he signed a one-year contract with New England Patriots. He should have a net worth under $3 million. People on Reddit were claiming that he had blown most of his fortune partying and paying his arrest charges.
Is Austin Seferian-Jenkins Armenian?
Austin Seferian-Jenkins is Armenian on his mother’s side. He was born to his father John Jenkins and his mother Linda Seferian. Back in February 2018, he and seven NFL stars visited Israel in a six-day whistle-stop tour. He had brought along his mother on the trip.
Furthermore, his name was also made into the list in the article “A history of Armenian Players in the NFL“.
Furthermore, Austin shares his Armenian heritage with his sister Michaela Seferian-Jenkins. Two of them hailed from Fox Island, Washington. His sister attended Gig Harbor High School and studied Psychology at New York University.
Is Austin Seferian-Jenkins On Instagram?
Austin Seferian-Jenkins is on Instagram and goes by the handle name (@asj_tb87). But, the account has been deleted at the moment. He was also on Twitter (@Aesj88) but is currently suspended. He is on Facebook (@austin.seferianjenkins) where he hasn’t been active since 2016.