Corey Ballentine

Birth Day January 2nd, 1995
Birth Place Montego Bay
Age 29 Years Old

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A Jamaican-American football cornerback who currently plays for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) is named as Corey Ballentine. He played college football at Washburn. His playing position is Cornerback. 

New York Giants pick Corey Ballentine injured as friend shot dead

The NYG sixth-round pick Corey Ballentine has been injured in a shooting in which his university team-mate Dwane Simmons was killed. The shooting happened "off campus" in Topeka, Kansas, early on Sunday. The pair, both 23, played for Washburn Ichabods but Ballentine - who is expected to make a full recovery - had just been picked in the NFL draft. In a statement, the Giants said they were "aware of the tragic situation and continue to gather information". "We have spoken to Corey, and he is recovering in the hospital. Our thoughts are with Dwane Simmons' family," added the Giants. 

Birth Facts, Early Life, Birthday, Family, Wiki, Siblings, Education, And More

In Montego Bay, Jamaica Corey Ballentine took birth in the year of 1995. Later moved to to the United States at six years of age. His religion is Christian and his ethnicity is Mixed. His nationality is Jamaican. Regarding his education, he attended Shawnee Heights (KS) and later he attended Washburn College. His other early life information will be added soon. 

Body Statistics (Height, Weight, Measurement, And More)

Corey is a very handsome football player with athletic body build. He has a tall height of 6 ft 0 in or 1.83 m. His balanced weight consists of 93 Kg or 204 lbs. His other body statistics will be added soon. 

Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Corey started playing football from his high school.
  • After playing at Shawnee Heights High School, he played college football at Division II Washburn.
  • There, he played in 46 games after almost quitting the team in the summer before his freshman year.
  • Firstly, he played on defense but also served as the team's kick returner and blocked four field goals.
  • He also won the Cliff Harris Award after the conclusion of his senior season, which is given annually to the nation's top small college defensive players.
  • He was named a 2018 second-team AFCA All-American.
  • He was invited to the 2019 Senior Bowl, where he drew attention for his speed in his senior year. 
  • He also participated in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.
  • Later, he was selected by the New York Giants in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
  • He was shot in a non-life threatening way in Topeka, off-campus of Washburn following the 2019 NFL Draft on Sunday (28th April 2019).
  • The location of the shooting was at 13th and Clay where he was said to be outside of a home when shots were fired. 
  • He is expected to make a full recovery.
  • The New York Giants had been made aware of Ballentine's situation and will continue to gather new information.

Married, Unmarried Or In A Relationship

Corey Ballentine is not married yet and he is still to get married. There are no rumors about him dating with other women. He is focusing on his career. 

Net Worth, Earnings, Source of Wealth

The net worth of Corey Ballentine will be surely in million but it has not been disclosed yet. The salary of Corey is also not revealed but there is no doubt that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work. His major source of income is from his football career. 

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