Who are Bryce Young's parents? Meet Craig, Julie and the family

Joshua Rogers September 5, 2021
Who are Bryce Young's parents? Meet Craig, Julie and the family
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Bryce Young, touted as a five-star athlete, is making a splash at the University of Alabama as their new quarterback.

The 20-year-old, born 25 July 2001, joined the Alabama Crimson Tide straight from his high-school team in California. Bryce originally committed to USC but flipped to Alabama in September 2019.

With Bryce cementing his status as a QB to watch, fans have been curious to know more about the young football star and his upbringing. Let’s get to know Bryce’s parents and the Young family.

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Who are Bryce Young’s parents?

  • Craig and Julie Young

Bryce was born in Pasadena, California, to Craig and Julie Young.

They married on 29 July 1995, meaning they have now been married for more than 26 years. It’s thought Bryce is an only child.

Bryce wished his mother happy birthday on Twitter on 5 May. One of Craig’s friends wished him a happy birthday just days prior on 2 May.

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Bryce’s parents talk football ambitions

Craig and Julie Young have supported their son as he pursues his dreams. In fact, his parents are often spotted at his football matches and have become celebrities to Alabama fans.

The trio have also interviewed together in the past. “I think a lot of people understand the football player and know that part,” said Craig Young

“People don’t know him like I do,” his mother Julie said. “We know what he’s capable of and what he’s used to in pressure times.”

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What about the rest of the Young family?

More is known about Craig’s side of the family than Julie’s. This is largely because Craig has a greater social media presence.

Craig Young often posts about his family on Twitter and Instagram. He’s not just proud of his football star son, but the entire Young family.

It is known Craig Young’s mother is called Wilma. He also has a younger sister.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.