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Colin Kaepernick

American football player from United States of America

Colin Rand Kaepernick (born November 3, 1987) is an American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted in the 2nd round, 36th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nevada. Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. An adopted child of Rick and Teresa Kaepernick, Kaepernick is of mixed European and African descent and the youngest of their three children. He lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin until age four and attended grade school in Turlock, California. Kaepernick graduated from the University of Nevada Reno in December 2010 with a bachelors degree in business management and is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He is known to have high character and a relatively unassuming personality off the field, as evidenced by an incident that took place during the summer of 2010 interning at a University of Nevada-themed sports apparel shop in Reno. One woman came in and, completely unaware she was speaking to Kaepernick, asked him to find his jersey. A manager at the store would later recall, "Colin said, ‘I’m pretty sure it’s No. 10, and it’s right over here.’ He rang up her purchase and  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Colin Rand Kaepernick
Date of birth
1987-11-03
Place of birth
Milwaukee
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Teresa Kaepernick, Rick Kaepernick
Siblings
Kyle Kaepernick Devon Kaepernick
Profession
American football player, Athlete

Education

Institution From To
University of Nevada, Reno

Athlete facts

Sports
American football

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