Kaiir Elam was born to his father, Abram Elam, and his mother on the 5th day of May 2001. He is an American football cornerback who plays for the Florida Gators.
Kaiir Elam Early Life And High School:
Elam grew up in Riviera Beach, Florida where he attended The Benjamin School. There, he played both high school basketball and football as well as ran track.
As a senior, he recorded 3 sacks, 71 tackles, and 9 interceptions. Hence, he was named the Palm Beach 5A-1A football defensive player of the year.
Interestingly, ESPN rated him the number 4 overall athlete before he committed to play college football at Florida.
As a true freshman, Elam started 5 of all the 13 games he played for the Gators. He recorded 11 tackles and three interceptions. He was named to the Southeastern Conference (SEC) All-Freshman Team and entered his sophomore season on the Jim Thorpe Award watchlist.
Kaiir Elam Family:
Elam’s father, Abram Elam, was also an athlete. Back in the days, he played college football at Kent State. Afterwards, he became a professional and played football for 7 seasons in the NFL.
Indeed, Elam comes from a football-centred family. Aside from his father, his uncle, Matt Elam, also played football at Florida. Matt was even selected in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.