Patrick Lavon Mahomes II was born on September 17, 1985, in Tyler, Texas. His father, Randi Mahomes, was a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
In high school, Mahomes played basketball, baseball, and football. As a quarterback at White House High School, he achieved an impressive record in his senior year. With 4,619 passing yards, 948 rushing yards, 50 passing touchdowns, and 15 rushing touchdowns, young Mahomes had a very bright future ahead of him. Mahomes went on to join Texas Tech University after high school.
Mahomes was not only extremely talented in football, but in baseball too. In 2014, he took part in the MLB draft, where the Detroit Tigers selected him. Still, Mahomes didn’t sign the contract due to his desire to become a professional football player and attend Texas Tech.
For Mahomes, everything started with Oklahoma State University. There, he played against the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Davis Matthew Webb, the quarterback who was supposed to play, got injured, so Mahomes stepped in as a replacement.
That’s where his teammates noticed his talent, and the coach gave him a full-time position as a starting player. He played his first game against the Texas Longhorns of the University of Texas at Austin, where he completed 13 of 21 passes.
With such a great performance for his very first game, this young starter was retained for the rest of the season. He scored big in each of the final three games with his biggest score being the 598 yards throw with six passing touchdowns against The Baylor Bears.
His string of success continued, and fortune favored young Mahomes. In 2016, he set multiple records in a match against the Oklahoma Sooners. This won him the Sammy Baugh Trophy and the Academic All-American 2nd Team nomination.
In 2017, ESPN named him the third-best quarterback and second-best by Sports Illustrated while NFL Draft Scout named him the fourth-best. This made Mahomes one of the most popular players, especially during the draft process.
After 18 private visits and workouts with the best teams in the country, Mahomes finally anchored himself in Kansas City Chiefs. Aside from helping the Chiefs win, Mahomes signed a huge, $16.42 million contract.
In 2018, Mahomes became the starting quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, where he brought the Chiefs to their first AFC Championship since 1993. Unfortunately, the team lost, but Mahomes athleticism earned him many awards for this season. He was awarded the Best NFL Player ESPY Award and named First Team All-Pro and AFC Offensive Player of the Year by the Kansas City Club 101.
The 2019 season brought major success for Mahomes. The talented quarterback took his team to the team to Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers. Mahomes led the team to victory and was named Super Bowl MVP. This was the Chiefs first Super Bowl victory since 1970.
Patrick Mahomes Relationships: Who Has He Dated
When it comes to Mahomes’ love life, many thought that he would be a real heartbreaker, but the truth is entirely different. He’s been in a relationship with his high school sweetheart Brittany Matthews. The couple has been dating since Mahomes’ sophomore year in high school.
In 2018, the two love birds bought a $1.9 million house in Kansas City, Missouri, where they still live. Aside from this long-lasting relationship, little is known about other women in Mahomes’ life.
Despite his enormous popularity, stardom, and success, Mahomes is a very religious person who puts his woman and family before him. Mahomes is truly a wholesome man.
In the News
Mahomes isn’t a scandalous person, nor does he ever break the law. In 2017, he was robbed at gunpoint with friends.
Fortunately, no one got hurt, and the robbers were arrested by police. He and his friends went to get out of the vehicle when two men with guns approached them and demanded property.
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