Brett Alan Hundley Jr. is an American football quarterback and husband to Dawnielle Baucham. He was raised 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 best in both total offense and touchdown passes. He signed a four-year contract with Green Bay Packers when he was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL. 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 the 15th of June 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is an African American and an evangelical 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 in 1984 with the Shockers when he was the top receiver with 25 receptions for 408 yards and four touchdowns.
Hundley attended Chandler High School Arizona where he played for the Wolves football team. He completed 107 of 170 passes for 1,517 yards with 16 touchdown passes and two interceptions as a junior.
Hundley as a senior completed 139 of 225 passes for 2,348 yards with 20 touchdowns and two interceptions. Brett Hundley’s total record as a starter in high school was 16–8. He was rated the second-best dual-threat quarterback recruit in his class by Rivals.com. Over the course of his nascent career, he has won the co-MVP in the Sun Bowl (2013) and was Pac-12 South Division Champion (2011, 2012)
On May 7, 2015, the Green Bay Packers officially signed Brett Hundley to a year deal after he was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft with the 147th overall pick. Hundley who was the backup quarterback got his chance during the first quarter of the week 6 game against the Minnesota Vikings when he replaced Rodgers who suffered a broken collar injury. He then took over as the starter as a result of Rodgers injury.
Hundley was named Sun Bowl Co-MVP In 2013 and in 2014, he was also been named Second-team All-Pac-12. His overall performance in the 2017 season was impressive. He finished with 1,836 passing yards, nine touchdowns, 12 interception, 270 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns.
Hundley was traded to the Seattle Seahawks on August 29, 2018, for a sixth-round pick in 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 somewhere over nine million dollars and his earnings are increasing yearly. Hundley owns a few luxury cars including a Range Rover and a Mercedes Benz, he also owns a luxury mansion.
Who is Dawnielle Baucham? Wife
Hundley is happily married to Dawnielle Baucham, a singer also known as Dionne Anylah. Baucham was born on November 19th, 1993. She attended Junipero Serra High School and was a member of the Gardena Serra Team that won the 4×400 meter 2011 California state championship.
Baucham met Hundley at UCLA where she majored in philosophy and minored in music. She was also a track and field athlete at the University. They started dating in 2012 and they tied the knot on July 8, 2016, in Santa Barbara. Hundley and his wife renewed their vows on their one year anniversary in 2017. She has branched into music and released some songs including her latest single, “For Life (Honeymoon for Life).”
Other Facts about Brett Hundley
Hundley was named an advocate for athletes vs. epilepsy by the Epilepsy Foundation due to his contributions of raising awareness about epilepsy. His sister, Paris Hundley suffers from epilepsy and he has walked side by side with her in fundraising walks.
While a student at UCLA, he became the all-time leader in touchdown passes, breaking a record held by Cade McNown. He also broke the record in total offense, also breaking McNown’s former record of 11,285
Hundley is a foodie and he is fond of asking his fans for meal ideas when at home and restaurants in NFL cities when on road.
Hundley pet dog, Dakota who is also a rescue dog has an Instagram page with 466 followers.
Hundley is six feet and three inches tall; he weighs in at 103 kg and is athletic in stature.