Leki Fotu (Footballer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Leki Fotu is an American Footballer who lives in Oakland, California. He plays as Defensive Tackle in gridiron football. Leki has played his High School football at Herriman High School and played college football at Utah Utes football team. In National Football League (NFL), he plays for Arizona Cardinals.
|Real name||Leki Fotu|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1998|
|Age (as 2022)||24 years old|
|Birth Place||Oakland, California|
|Parents||Father: Likiliki Fotu |
Mother: Toa Fotu
|Siblings||Five siblings (Joey, Anthony, Alice, David and Late Ema)|
|Net worth||$4 million (Approx.)|
Birth & Early Life
Leki Fotu was born on August 23, 1998 at Oakland, California to Likiliki Fotu and Toa Fotu. His parents were born in Tonga and before the birth of Leki Fotu they both shifted to United States. Leki has attended his High Schooling at Herriman High School and he went to University of Utah for further studies. He was earned his bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies in 2020.
|High School||Herriman High School|
|College/University||University of Utah|
Leki started playing football in High School as defensive end and tight end. Leki’s team has also won the Utah 5A state championship in senior season.
Leki enrolled in Utah on September 20, 2015, while choosing the USC, BYU Cougars football and Oklahoma State Cowboys football.
Leki as true freshman has appeared in 5 games. After that in sophomore season he appeared in 13 games with 2 starts and took 22 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, a pass defensed, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery. In 2018, as junior Leki appeared in 13 games and took 33 tackles, sacks 3.0, 5.5 tackles for loss. In the end of junior season, Leki was the part of first-team all-Pac-12 Conference. In 2019, he was named as a team captain, earned second-team All-American honors from Walter Camp, Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Phil Steele and third-team honors from the AP as a senior.
Leki in 2020 NFL Draft was selected by the Arizona Cardinals with the 1st pick of the 4th round with overall 114th. In 2021, he appeared in 17 regular season games with 3 starts and took 19 tackles with 8 solo, 3 passes defensed, 2 tackles for loss and a forced fumble. In 2022, he is the part of Arizona Cardinals.
|Playing Position||Defensive tackle|
|High School||Not Known|
|Squad Number|| #95|
|Height||6 feet 5 inch|
Facts of Leki Fotu
- Leki fotu has three brother’s they also played college football.
- Leki has first played rugby game before focusing on Football.
- When he finished his sophomore season in college football, Utah coaches tried to move leki from defensive end to offensive tackle, but leki moved to defensive tackle.
- In NFL Draft, Leki has played 28 games with 3 starts, and took 30 tackles with 12 solo tackles, a sack, 6 tackles for loss, 3 passes defensed in two seasons 2020-21.
- Leki’s family is from hails from the island of Tonga.