Bio of Jacory Harris: Firefighter, Scandal, and Football Career

Just lately, Jacory Harris exchanged his football helmet for a firefighter helmet. He is still preparing, but he is wearing a different outfit this time.

A former quarterback for the Canadian Football League, Jacory Harris. However, he is currently a Miami Dade Firefighter.

Throughout his career, Harris signed with four different clubs, but he only ever appeared in games for Hamilton Tigers Cats and Montreal Alouettes.

Rather than his professional career, Harris is better recognized for his time playing football in high school and college. He was unbeaten in high school and was named Florida Mr. Football.

Harris began at quarterback for Hurricane later in college and had a respectable career. He was also judged responsible for the scandal, though.

Quick facts about Jacory Harris

Name Jacory Sherrod Harris
Born Date 12th May 1990
Age 32 Years Old
Birthplace Miami, Florida, USA
Nickname Afro Butterfly
Gender Male
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity Unknown
Horoscope Taurus
Body Measurement Unknown
Height 6 ft 4 inches (1.93m)
Weight 93kg (205 lb)
Arm Length 32.13″
Hands size 9.75″
Shoe Size Unknown
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Tattoo Yes
Father name Rodney Harris
Mother name Shebra Pollock Harris
Siblings Unknown
Relationship Married
Wife Unknown
Children Daughter
Profession Former American Football Player/ MDFR Firefighter
High School Miami Northwestern  High school
High School Ranking 3-star recruit (rivals)
College University of Miami
NFL Draft Undrafted (2012)
CFL Debut No
Team Philadelphia Eagles (2012), Edmonton Eskimos (2013-2014), Hamilton Tigers-Cats (2014-16). Montreal Alouttes (2017)
Status Not playing
Playing Career 2012-2017
Salary $60,000
Net Worth $500k to $ 1 million
Social Media  Twitter
Jersey Number 12
Merch Rookie Card, Miami Jersey
Last Update August 2022

Jacory Harris |  Background and High School

Jacory Harris was born in Miami, Florida, on May 12, 1990. In 2022, he will be 32 years old.

Impressive Harris, a former American football player, is a firefighter in Miami-Dade County at the moment.

His mother is Shebra Pollock Harris, and his father is Rodney Harris.

Harris is also of American descent, and his horoscope indicates that he is a Taurus.

Harris used the same jersey number throughout his football career: 12. The same is true for Harris, who began playing football at the age of 6.

High School Career

Harris attended Miami Northwestern High School in Miami’s Liberty City. He joined their football squad in 2006, starting at quarterback.

Similar to that, Northwestern won the state championship in 2007 after going undefeated in his senior season.

Harris received the Mr. Football Award Florida during his senior year (Best State Player). He received this honor for Miami-Dade County for the first time.

Harris received similar recognition as Class 6A Player of the Year and first team all-state selection.

Harris participated in the 2007 Elite 11 football camp as well. An annual quarterback competition for high schools is conducted at the Nike World Headquarters in Oregon.

Harris was a top student in all areas of study, not just sports. He graduated high school with a 3.4 GPA.

A total of 5 college football program offers were made to Harris. However, he made a commitment to play for the University of Miami on June 12, 2007.

Jacory Harris | Personality and Playing Style

To execute tasks as a fireman, one must be physically fit. Harris has always been physically fit, even when he was playing.

Today, everything is still the same. He measures 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall and 93 kilograms (205 lb). He also has a hand size of 9.75′′ and an arm’s length of 32.13′′.

Speaking of the football player’s physical characteristics, he has black hair and black eyes. Harris enjoys switching up her haircut as well.

In fact, he regularly visits his own hairstylist Steven Rivera to switch up his haircut styles.

Highlights of Playing Styles

In 4.65 seconds, Harris ran the 40-yard dash at the NFL draft combine. Likewise, he ran the shuttle in 4.40 seconds and leaped 37.0 inches in the vertical jump.

Back then, Harris was regarded as one of the best quarterbacks in football. He could deliver the ball quickly and over long distances because to his strong arms. Harris could so throw the ball to his intended recipient with ease.

Harris was similarly swift and athletic, giving him exceptional lateral mobility to easily evade the opponents.

College Statistics for Jacory Harris

Harris faced off against former Mr. Florida Robert Marve for the starting quarterback job in his debut season at the University of Miami.

However, the starting positions of the two players were different. Robert did nevertheless start 11 out of 13 games.

Harris has 1,195 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions at the end of the 2008 campaign. The team had a 7-6 record at the end of the year.

Unquestionable Starter

Robert moved to Purdue in 2009 after leaving Miami. State Harris threw 21 passes for 386 yards in the opening contest of his sophomore campaign versus Florida (career-high and 10th in college history).

Later, Harris assisted Hurricane in a 33-17 victory over Georgia Tech to stop their four-game losing run. In the game, Harris completed 20 throws for 270 yards and three touchdowns.

In his sophomore campaign, Harris threw for 3,352 yards and 24 touchdowns as Miami finished 9-4.


In the second quarter of Miami’s 24-19 loss to Virginia on October 31, 2010, Harris was taken out.

Hurricane later acknowledged he suffered a concussion. Harris missed three more Miami games after that.


The Nevin Shapiro controversy featured Jacory Harris and other players from the football and basketball teams at the University of Miami.

They were found responsible for breaking NCAA rules by receiving benefits from Vevin. Harris was later barred from participating in the 2011 season’s first game.

Harris, however, threw two touchdown passes and two picks in a win over Ohio State after serving his sentence.

Later, in a 280–21 loss to Virginia, Harris completed 21 passes for a season-best 311 yards, including 3 touchdowns.

In his senior year, Harris completed 195 passes for 2,486 yards with 20 touchdowns and 9 interceptions, helping the Hurricanes finish the campaign with a 6-6 record. Harris finished his Miami career with 8,286 total yards and 70 touchdowns.

Professional Career of Jacory Harris


NFL draft Harris was not selected in 2012. Harris was later granted access to the Miami Dolphins’ training camp, though. He wasn’t signed, though.

Finally, on May 11, 2012, Harris was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles. However, he was let go on May 21 before the season began. Thus, he was unable to make his NFL debut.

travel to Canada

Later, on February 6, 2013, Harris joined the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

He does, however, spend the 2013 campaign with the practice roster there. On June 15, 2014, Harris was eventually released.

On July 13, 2014, Harris agreed to a two-year contract with Hamilton Tiger-Cats. For them, Harris appeared in 18 games.

13 of his 23 passes were completed, totaling 160 yards. After the team decided not to renew his contract, Harris later became a free agent.

Harris committed to join the Montreal Alouettes on February 14, 2017. He completed 15 passes for 163 yards during the 2017 preseason.

He failed to record any passes or yards during the regular season, though, in his eight appearances.

New Life

Harris also said he is honored to assist residents in the area where he grew up in the interview with 7 News.

Jacory Harris’s earnings and wealth

Unlike the National Football League, the Canadian Football League does not disclose the pay of its players. Jacory Harris’s professional playing days’ pay information has not yet been made public.

CFL often operates on a tight budget. However, it has been able to pay its players well in recent years. During Harris’s playing career, the typical CFL player made between $41,000 and $50,000.

Firefighters in Miami Dade County make $60,000 annually, without bonuses. Harris must therefore be a firefighter who also earns a five-figure wage.

Harris’s precise net worth is still a mystery. Additionally, he hasn’t provided any details about his financial situation.

However, a number of web publications claim that Harris’s net worth is between $500k and $1 million.

Jacory Harris | Social Media

Harris only has usernames on Twitter. He has also amassed close to 13.6k followers on Twitter. However, he is not particularly active on social media sites.

Maybe due to his employment. However, he occasionally tweets and blogs about breaking news, fashion, and football-related topics.

Twitter – 13.6k Followers

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