Who is Jekalyn Carr's boyfriend? Singer confirms relationship with NFL player Jawaan Taylor

Olivia Olphin October 21, 2020
Who is Jekalyn Carr's boyfriend? Singer confirms relationship with NFL player Jawaan Taylor
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Who is Jekalyn Carr’s boyfriend? Four-time Grammy nominee Jekalyn Carr has recently been tipped as being in a relationship. We take a look at the relationship rumours between her and NFL American footballer Jawaan Taylor.

Who is Jekalyn Carr?

The full name of the young singer is Jekalyn Almonique Carr and she is 23 years old. She is well known as a gospel singer but is also an actress, a motivational speaker and a writer.

She is well known for her songs You’re Bigger, You Will Win and It’s Gonna Happen, all with more than two million streams on Spotify.

Does Jekalyn Carr have a boyfriend?

Yes! Jekalyn Carr’s boyfriend is NFL star Jawaan Taylor. Jekalyn confirmed she was in a relationship with Taylor on Instagram last night.

In her stories she thanked God for her relationship: “God is faithful to give us everything we need.” She also praised her new beau for being a good Christian along with his impressive work in the NFL.

Who is Jawaan Taylor?

Jekalyn’s boyfriend Jawaan M. Taylor plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars in the position of offensive tackle. He is 1.96m tall (that’s 6ft 4in!) and weighs 141kg.

While attending college in Florida he decided to leave his senior year and enter the NFL Draft in 2019. He was drafted in the second round and is now in his second year with the Jaguars.

Taylor is a few months younger than Jekalyn, as he’ll be turning 23 on 25 November.

Jekalyn Carr’s Instagram

Jekalyn seems as though she’s loving life at the moment. The multiple Grammy nominee’s social media is full of videos of her singing and her new boyfriend, along with promotion for her new album, Changing Your Story.

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Olivia Olphin is a freelance writer at GRV Media. She graduated with a first in English Literature from UCL and with a distinction from the Broadcast Journalism MA at City University. She has three years of freelance journalism experience and during this time she has worked for companies such as Eurosport and Times Radio. Her particular areas of expertise include film, theatre, and TV; she will most likely be found bingeing the newest fantasy or Marvel series! Olivia has many years of reviewing experience, working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.