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(American Tight End Footballer)

Aaron Hernandez was an American Football tight end in NFL for the New England Patriots. He was married to Shyanna Jenkins and the couple is blessed with a daughter, Avielle Janelle Jenkins-Hernandez.

Relationship Facts of Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Aaron Hernandez?

Aaron Hernandez was dating Shyanna Jenkins in 2007.

After five years in a relationship, they engaged in November 2012 after the birth of their daughter, Avielle Janelle Jenkins-Hernandez in the same month.

They were neighbors and had known other since elementary school. She supported Hernandez during his charges of a murder case.

Aaron Hernandez: Biography in Details

Who is Aaron Hernandez?

Aaron Hernandez was an American Football tight end in NFL for the New England Patriots.

His promising life came to an end when he received a life sentence for murdering semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in 2013.

Later, he committed suicide in a jail cell in 2017.

Who are the parents of Aaron Hernandez?

Aaron Hernandez was born on November 6, 1989, in Bristol, Connecticut, US.

His father’s name is Dennis Hernandez who is of Puerto Rican descent and his mother’s name is Terri Valentine-Hernandez, of Italian descent.

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Caption: Aaron Hernandez (Source: Pinterest)

So, he was of Puerto Rican and Italian ethnicity. He was an American citizen.

He had one sibling brother, Dennis Jr known as DJ. Their father died due to a hernia complication when Aaron was 16.


Aaron was educated through Bristol High School and graduated from the University of Florida.

From his early school life, he started his sporting career and went on established himself as a good player.

Aaron Hernandez: Professional life, Career, and Net Worth

Firstly, Aaron was a Basketball player for Bristol Central High School coached by the University of Connecticut’s women’s coach  Geno Auriemma.

He was a star player after winning the 2006 Central Connecticut Conference Southern Division Championship where he received first-team All-State honors.

After that his senior year was marred by the untimely death of his father due to a hernia complication.

By then from 2007, he established himself as a sturdy blocker and star tight end at the University of Florida.

Tight end record of  111 catches across three collegiate seasons mentioned him an All-American for the 2008 team that won the National Championship.

He also was named a Consensus All-American the following year.

With 111 receptions for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns, he finished his college career and drafted himself to the senior level, and enter the 2010 NFL Draft.

He was drafted by New England Patriots in the fourth round (113th overall).

Then after he never looked back and went to combine with fellow tight end Rob Gronkowski and broke numerous records before a loss in Super Bowl XLVI to the New York Giants.

As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $11 million.

Is Aaron Hernandez involved in any rumors and controversies?

After his death on April 19, 2017, there were unconfirmed rumors and allegations from a strong source about his sexual orientation.

His former girlfriend in Oxygen’s ”Aaron Hernandez Uncover” reveals that he had suggested he was gay.

He was convicted of murdering semipro football player and fiancee’s sister’s boyfriend O.J. Lloyd on June 7, 2013.

He was charged with first-degree murder and five firearms violations and that cause him to face a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the murder of Odin L.

Before that, he found himself on drive-by shooting charges in which two men, Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado, were killed.

Five days after the double homicide Aaron suicide on April 19, 2017.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Aaron Hernandez was 6 ft 2 inches tall. He weighed around 111kg or 225 lbs.

His eyes and hair both were black in color.

Social Media

He was active on social media platforms.

He has over 109.5k followers on Facebook and 1.2k followers on Twitter.

However, he was not active on Instagram.

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