|Andrew East Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||September 17, 1991|
Andrew East is an American professional football player who has represented, as a long snapper, the Washington Redskins (2018–2019) in the NFL (National Football League). He was undrafted at the 2015 NFL Draft and had been a member of the offseason/practice squads of NFL teams such as the Kansas City Chiefs (2015), the Seattle Seahawks (2016), the Oakland Raiders (2016, 2017–2018), the Los Angeles Rams (2017), and the Jacksonville Jaguars (2018) before joining the Washington Redskins. After his stint with the Redskins, he had become a free agent again.
Andrew Dean East
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Andrew had attended the North Central High School, a public school in his hometown of Indianapolis. After his high school graduation in 2010, he had earned a scholarship to the Vanderbilt University, a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. He had completed an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering there before joining the Owen Graduate School of Management, the business school of Vanderbilt University. He had graduated from there in 2015 with an MBA degree.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Guy M. East (Construction Business Owner, Former Football Player at Purdue University)
- Mother – Marsha East
- Siblings – Guy East (Older Brother) (Professional Road and Track Cyclist), Christine East (Younger Sister), James East (Older Brother) (Financial Services Executive), Grant East (Younger Brother)
- Others – Teri Johnson (Mother-in-Law), Doug Johnson (Father-in-Law)
55 – Washington Redskins
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
100 kg or 220.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Andrew has dated –
- Shawn Johnson (2013-Present) – Andrew had been first introduced to former artistic gymnast and Olympic Gold medallist Shawn Johnson, by his older brother Guy. They had started dating in June 2013 and got engaged on July 24, 2015, at the Wrigley Field, during a Chicago Cubs game. They eventually got married on April 16, 2016, in Franklin, Tennessee. In October 2017, Shawn had revealed that she had been pregnant but had suffered a miscarriage. They have a daughter together named Drew Hazel East (b. October 29, 2019). Former artistic gymnast Nastia Liukin is Drew’s godmother. In January 2021, the couple had announced that they were expecting their second child.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Toned physique
- Short-cropped hair
- Affable smile
- Often sports a thin beard
Andrew East Facts
- Andrew had competed in several sports as a child including swimming, rugby, baseball, basketball, football, and cycling. At the North Central High School, he was the captain of the football team. He had also received Indiana Academic All-State honors.
- During his 4-year career with the Vanderbilt Commodores football team at the Vanderbilt University, he was the captain of the team for 2 consecutive years.
- During his professional career in NFL, as he was frequently being waived by teams, he had started suffering from depression and anxiety attacks. This had forced him to explore other career possibilities and he began learning filmmaking and editing which eventually led to the creation of a YouTube channel titled The East Family.
- He had competed on season 13 of American Ninja Warrior, a sports/adventure-based competitive reality TV show.
Featured Image by Andrew East / Instagram