Many football stars today played more than one sport in high school. RB Derrick Henry excelled in three sports, representing his high school in football, basketball, and track and field.
Derrick Henry had crazy stats in high school. He carried the ball 1,397 times for 12,124 yards, and had over 150 touchdowns in four years.
Derrick Henry's grandmother nicknamed him “Shocka.”
The Heisman Trophy is given to the best college player every year. Henry was the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner
Derrick Henry’s parents were teenagers when they had him.
His mom was only 15 and his dad 16 when he was born. He lived most of his life with his mother and grandmother, with his father constantly getting into trouble and getting arrested.
He has been dating his girlfriend Adrianna Rivas for a few years now.
He is perhaps the best football player that ever went to Yulee High School. His #2 jersey was a common fixture of his successful formative years.
In 2019, Yulee High School decided to honor him by retiring his jersey.
Derrick Henry's younger brother Donovan seems to have followed right in his footsteps and is a budding football player.