Travis Hunter played cornerback and wide receiver for the Jackson State Tigers. In high school, he was a five-star recruit. He gained worldwide publicity when he committed to Jackson State in December 2021 since he was the highest-ranked player to ever sign with an HBCU school.
Coach Prime Time Deion Sanders Was His Coach At Jackson State
When he was young, Travis Hunter looked up to Deion Sanders. Hunter has patterned his play and demeanor after that of Prime Time, who was a standout at Florida State and in the NFL. Travis is passionate about the game and wants to follow in Deion Sander’s footsteps.
Deion Sanders, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the previous head coach of the Tigers, left on December 17th to assume the same role with the Colorado Buffaloes.
On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated (July 2022)
In July of 2022, Travis posed on the cover of sports illustrated with Jackson State Tigers Coach Deion Sanders and Shedeur Sanders.
Fun Facts About Travis Hunter
Travis Hunter’s Girlfriend
In a relationship with his college sweetheart Leanna, who earned her bachelor’s degree and planning to pursue grad school
Travis Hunter loves Fishing
(FYI: Coach Prime Loves Fishing too)
Travis Hunter Loves Seafood
Travis Hunter is a Homebody
Travis Hunter Loves Gaming
Travis Hunter Loves Bowling
Travis Hunter’s goal is be drafted in his junior year
Travis Hunter wants to have an empire besides football
Where is Travis Hunter Going?
Since coach prime Deion Sanders accepted the head coaching position at University of Colorado, No one knows where Travis is going. However, some have speculated that Hunter may follow his coach to the north, since Sanders looks to be bringing a number of his players with him to his new Louis Vuitton’s squad.
Travis Hunter Awards
• Considered by many to be the top athlete in the class of 2022 out of Collins Hill High School
• Chosen as Georgia’s representative for MaxPreps’ Player of the Year award
• Has been named to the All-American and All-Georgia teams many times
Sources: Travis & Leanna (youtube channel)
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