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Jacob Monk biography: 13 things about football player from Wendell, North Carolina

Jacob Monk of Clayton, Johnston County, North Carolina, United States is an African-American football player. Here are 13 more facts about him:

  1. He was born to Stanley Monk and Chareen Monk. A running back, Stanley was scholarship player at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina from 1984 to 1987 and played for the National Football League team Dallas Cowboys from April 1988 to August 1988.
  2. He is 6’4″ and weighs 285lbs.
  3. He is the nephew of the late NFL player Quincy Monk, who played for the New York Giants from 2002 to 2003 and for the Houston Texans in 2004.
  4. He attended Corinth Holders High School in Wendell, North Carolina. He was an honor student.
  5. A three-year team captain, he lettered three years at Corinth Holders High School under coach Adam Khavari. He also threw shot put and discus on the school’s track and field team, enrolled in one honors course and took part in the school’s Sign Language Club.
  6. His brother Myles Monk has Down Syndrome. He helps when Myles attends a special needs prom through the Tim Tebow Foundation. Born in 2001, Myles also attended Corinth Holders High School. They graduated together in 2019.
  7. After high school, he received scholarship offers from Duke University, West Virginia University, the University of Virginia and North Carolina State University, among others. He decided to sign with Duke University, which is only 45 miles from his home.
  8. He was the first true freshman to start a season-opener along the offensive line at Duke University since Bryan Morgan of Hoover, Alabama, USA in 2007.
  9. On June 22, 2017, he attended West Virginia University‘s Elite-One-Day-Camp.
  10. A USA Today All-American for the state of North Carolina, he was honored at Johnston County Offices on February 13, 2018.
  11. He was ranked as the 31st best recruit in North Carolina for the Class of 2019.
  12. He was 18 years old when he enrolled at Duke University.
  13. A sophomore offensive tackle on the football team of Duke University, he quarantined at The Washington Duke Inn in Durham in July 2020 with his teammates due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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