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- Where is Justin now?
- How tall is Justin?
- How much money does Justin earn?
- What is Justin’s net worth?
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Who is Justin Hardy?
Justin Hardy is a professional well-known American football wide receiver for the Ottawa Redblacks of the CFL (Canadian Football League). He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. While at college, he played college football at East Carolina. In addition, he was the NCAA all-time reception leader until his former teammate Zay Jones overtook his record during the 2016 season.
How Old Is Justin Hardy?
He is 30 years old as of May 2022, having been born on December 18, 1991, in Washington, North Carolina, U.S. Justin shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Billie Eilish, Sia, Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta (1954-2022), YBN Nahmir, and many more.
Justin Hardy Family
Who are Justin Hardy’s Parents?
He was born to Sam Hardy (Father) and Tara Hardy (Mother).
Does Justin Hardy have Siblings?
He has a brother by the name of Bryan Hardy. His brother is an American football player.
Justin Hardy Education
He received his high school education at West Craven High School where as a senior played quarterback after previously being a wide receiver. After high school, he attended East Carolina University.
Justin Hardy Marital Status
According to news on the internet, it shows that he is currently dating Kiyomi Leslie. They started dating in May 2019.
Justin Hardy Kids
He and his girlfriend announced that they are expecting a child together.
Justin Hardy Career
A College Career
In 2010, he was redshirted as a freshman at East Carolina University a season in which he walked on. In spring 2011 after earning a scholarship, he started eight of 10 games in his redshirt freshman season 2011 where he recorded a school freshman record of 64 receptions for 658 yards and six touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2012, he was an All-conference USA first-team selection after recording 88 receptions for 1,105 yards and 11 touchdowns. In 2013 as a junior, he again was first-team All-Conference USA after setting the school’s record for receptions (114) and receiving yards (1,284) in a season.
During the first game of his senior season in 2014, he set East Carolina’s record for career receptions thus passing Dwayne Harris’ 268. In a game against Tulane on November 22, 2014, Justin became the NCAA’s all-time leading receptions leader passing Ryan Broyles’ 349. Because of his excellent performance, he was named the winner on December 8, 2014, of that season’s Burlsworth Trophy. A trophy is awarded annually to the most outstanding player who began his college career as a walk-on. For his senior season, he had 121 receptions for 1,494 yards and 10 touchdowns. Overall, he finished his collegiate career with 387 receptions for 4,541 yards and 35 touchdowns.
A Professional Career
Justin was selected in the fourth round (107th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. He played nine games in his rookie season catching 21 passes for 194 yards. In a game against the Oakland Raiders in Week 2 of the 2016 season, he scored his first career touchdown when he caught a deflected pass from Matt Ryan in the end zone. Overall in the 2016 season, he had 21 receptions for 203 yards and 4 touchdowns.
Moreover, he and the Falcons reached Super Bowl LI where they faced New England Patriots. In the Super Bowl, he had two kickoff returns for 17 total yards but the Falcons fell in a 34-28 overtime defeat. The next season in the 2017 season, he recorded 20 receptions for 221 yards and three touchdowns. He re-signed with the Falcons on March 21, 2019. And in the 2019 season, he caught 19 passes for 195 yards.
A Career with the Chicago Bears
He signed with the Chicago Bears on July 27, 2021, and on August 17, 2021, he was released.
A Career with the Ottawa Redblacks
Justin signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in the CFL (Canadian Football League) on March 18, 2022.
Justin Hardy Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5tf 10inches (1.78m) and a weight of 84kg (185lbs)
Justin Hardy’s Salary and Net Worth
He has a salary of $990,000 and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.