Who is Yamen Sanders From Love Island? Age, Family, Football, Model

Yamen Sanders Biography

Yamen Sanders is a 24 year old Real estate agent and model from Los Angeles. He is a contestant on Love Island USA which is an American dating reality show based on the British series Love Island.

Sanders studied at the University of Montana where he graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He is a property management assistant at Imola enterprises.

Yamen Sanders Age

Sanders is a 24 year old real estate Agent from Los Angeles. He has not yet disclosed his date of birth nor when he celebrates his birthday

Yamen Sanders Family

Sander’s father is a USC grad and basketball alum. His father then played in the CBA and overseas in Italy, Japan, Germany and Turkey … Majoring in business. Sanders is fluent in Italian since he grew up traveling all around the world with his father’s career.

Yamen Sanders Football

Sanders is a former college football star who had a short stint in the NFL before moving back to Los Angeles to start selling real estate. He transferred from Arizona to the Montana Grizzlies college team and finished his career with 96 tackles, two interceptions, 1.5 sacks and one forced fumble.

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He was redshirt in 2012, and played in 12 games in the Wildcat secondary and as a member of special teams in 2013. At Arizona, he played in 14 games with the secondary and on special teams and Logged five tackles, including four solo stops.

In 2015, he was a Montana’s sixth-highest tackler in 2015 with 64 total stops and 28 solo tackles. He made his debut against North Dakota State on Aug. 29, picking up six tackles, one for a loss. Sanders posted a career high 11 tackles on September 5 against Cal Poly. He picked up one sack against Eastern Washington and broke up three passes on the season. He was also named to the Big Sky Academic All-Confernece team and also named a Big Sky All-Conference Honorable Mention at safety.

Yamen returned to the Montana defensive secondary as the teams second leading returning tackler from 2015. He was a fixture at safety last season after transferring from the University of Arizona.

Yamen then received a 4.8 grade in the NFL Draft. He joined a mini-camp invitation with the Oakland Raiders although he didn’t follow through with a permanent place on the 2017 NFL roster. He moved into real estate instead.

Yamen Sanders Model

Sanders is signed with Willhemina Models which is a modeling agency in New York. He has since done ads for Nike and Tommy Hilfiger, among others. Sanders announced in August 2018 that he’d signed with 20 Model Management, which is based in Cape Town. He walked in Miami Swim Week back in 2018 and L.A. Fashion Week earlier 2019.

Yamen also launched his own clothing line — Kill the Doubt — which features two T-shirts, a hoodie, and a reflective vest. In an Instagram post, Yamen wrote that his brand represents “always believing in you and never doubting yourself!”

Yamen Sanders Love Island

Love Island USA premiered on 9 July 2019 on CBS. Sanders entered the Love Island villa on its first day alongside 10 other singles, he coupled with Alana Morrison.

According to his CBS profile, Sanders believes deep down he’s a great catch.  He is also the life of the party and isn’t short of confidence, but also knows why he’s still single, claiming, “I haven’t found anyone that interests me enough to completely settle down for.”

Yamen Sanders Love Island Contestants

Love Island USA other contestants include;

Kyra Green

Zac Mirabelli

Alana Morrison

Weston Richey

Mollory Santic

Alexandra Stewart

Cashel Barnett

Elizabeth Weber

Caroline Viehweg

Michael Yi

After the the first five girls entered the villa, they were given time to meet each other. They then moved to the pool where they picked the couples. The guys then picked the girl they wanted to be paired with one at a time.
Cashel picked Caro, Yamen picked Alana, Zac picked Elizabeth, Weston picked Mallory, and Michael picked Alexandra. Kyra walked in immediately after and was told that she could steal one of the guys in 24 hours. After creating the couples, the contestants were able to mingle until they eventually went to bed.

Kyra tried to make connections with the guys on day 2 and she admitted to the girls that she felt attracted to three of them: Weston, Yamen, and Cashel. Kyra then received a text saying it was time for her to choose and that all of the islanders had to move to the fire pit.

n the second episode, Kyra picked Cashel at the re-coupling. Caro was now left single. After receiving a text, it was then revealed that at the end of the week, someone would be left single and would be dumped. It was also revealed that Kyra and Cashel would go on their first date.

While at the date, Caro told Alexandra how Kyra should’ve talked with her before. She also asked Alexandra if she would talk to Michael to which she said it was fine. The same nght there was a challenge that one at a time, a piece of luggage comes down and lands on a girl. The girl has to open the suitcase and read a secret and they have to guess which guy the secret belongs to by kissing them.

After the girls round, it was the boys turn to guess the girls’ secrets. They all tied with two points each.

On Night 3, they played spin the bottle with a pineapple, when it landed on someone, they asked them a question to get to know them better. Two new Islanders Cormac and Dylan entered the villa on day 4. America could vote on which two girls the two new Islanders should go on dates with. America decided Dylan should go on date with Alexandra and Cormac with Caro. After the dates, both guys received a text telling them to choose another girl to go on a date with. Dylan chose Mallory and Cormac chose Elizabeth.

Michael Yi was dumped on the fifth day after re-coupling and he was not picked.

Katrina Dimaranan entered the villa on day 7 alongside Christen McAllister. They were informed they would be speed dating all of the boys on Day 8 each date lasting for two minutes.

Each of the dates lasted for only two minutes. Katrina and Christen sent Mallory and Alana in the Hideaway to spend the night with their partners. Katrina chose Weston and Christen chose Yamen. There was a recoupling the following day. At the re-coupling, Dylan picked Alexandra, Zac picked Elizabeth, Cormac picked Caro, Cashel picked Kyra, Weston picked Katrina, and Yamen picked Christen. Mallory and Alana were not picked, they were immediately dumped and had thirty minutes to leave the island.

Yamen Sanders Weight | Yamen Sanders Height

The well-muscled Islander weighs in at 210 lbs (95 kg) and stands 6ft 4 tall (193 cm).

Yamen Sanders Body Measurements

HAIR: Brown
EYES: Brown
SHIRT: 16/32
SHOE: 12.5

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