Brett Alan Hundley Jr. is a quarterback of American football and husband of Dawnielle Baucham. He grew up in a family of American footballers. Brett Hundley plays for the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League (NFL).
He started playing college football at UCLA, where he was at his best on offense and touchdown passes. He signed a four-year contract with the Green Bay Packers when he was drafted in the fifth round of the NFL 2015. Since then, he has started nine games for the Packers after teammate Aaron Rodgers suffered an injury.
Who is Brett Hundley? Bio
Brett Hundley was born on June 15, 1993, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is an African American and a Protestant Christian. His father, Brett Sir, played as a running back at the University of Arizona, while his uncle, Albert Hundley, was a quarterback at Wichita State University. His uncle’s best season was with the Shockers in 1984, when he was the top receiver with 25 receptions over 408 yards and four touchdowns.
Hundley attended Chandler High School Arizona, where he played for the Wolves soccer team. As a teenager, he completed 107 of 170 passes over 1,517 yards with 16 touchdown passes and two interceptions.
As a senior, Hundley completed 139 of 225 passes over 2,348 yards with 20 touchdowns and two interceptions. Brett Hundley’s total high school starting record was 16-8, and he was ranked by Rivals.com as the second-best double-threat quarterback recruit in his class. Over the course of his up-and-coming career, he won the Co-MVP in the Sun Bowl (2013) and became the Pac-12 South Division Champion (2011, 2012).
On May 7, 2015, Green Bay Packers officially signed Brett Hundley for a year after he was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft with the 147th general election. Hundley, who served as a substitute quarterback, got his chance in the first quarter of the week 6 game against the Minnesota Vikings when he replaced Rodgers who had broken his collar injury. Due to an injury of the Rodgers, he then took over the role of the starter.
Hundley was named a Sun Bowl Co-MVP in 2013 and in 2014 he was also named the second-team All-Pac-12. His overall performance in the 2017 season was impressive. He finished the season with 1,836 passing yards, nine touchdowns, 12 interception, 270 rush yards, and two rush touchdowns.
Hundley was traded on August 29, 2018, for the Seattle Seahawks, who selected him in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL draft.
Brett Hundley has been very successful in his career, and according to various sources his net worth is estimated to be over $9 million and his earnings are increasing annually. Hundley owns several luxury cars, including a Range Rover and a Mercedes Benz, he also owns a luxury villa.
Who is Dawnielle Baucham? Wife
Hundley is happily married to Dawnielle Baucham, a singer also known as Dionne Anylah. Baucham was born on November 19, 1993. She attended Junipero Serra High School and was a member of the Gardena Serra Team that won the 2011 4×400 meter State Championship in California.
Baucham met Hundley at UCLA, where she studied philosophy with a minor in music. She was also an athlete at the university. Their first date took place in 2012, and on July 8, 2016, they entered into the bond of marriage in Santa Barbara. Hundley and his wife renewed their vows on their one-year anniversary in 2017. She has turned to music and released several songs, including her latest single, “For Life (Honeymoon for Life)”.
Other Facts about Brett Hundley
Hundley has been appointed by the Epilepsy Foundation as an advocate for Athletes vs. Epilepsy because of his contributions to raising awareness about epilepsy. His sister Paris Hundley suffers from epilepsy and he has run side by side with her at fundraising events.
While studying at UCLA, he became the absolute leader in touchdown passes, breaking a record held by Cade McNown. He also broke the record for total attack and also broke McNown’s previous record of 11,285
Hundley is a gourmet, and he likes to ask his fans at home for ideas for meals and on the road in restaurants in NFL cities.
Hundley’s pet dog, Dakota, who is also a rescue dog, has an Instagram page with 466 followers.
Hundley is two meters and three inches tall; he weighs 103 kg and is of athletic stature.