Birth Name: DeAndre Roselle Yedlin
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington
Date of Birth: July 9, 1993
*African-American, Dominican, Native American (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
DeAndre Yedlin is an American soccer player. His mother, Rebecca Yedlin, who is white, is Ashkenazi Jewish. His father, who is black, is evidently of African-American, Dominican, and Native American ancestry. DeAndre was raised by his mother’s family.
DeAndre’s maternal grandparents are Ira Nathan Yedlin (the son of Bert Yedlin and Lola) and Linda Gayle Schaffer (the daughter of Irving J. Schaffer and Shyrle R.). Lola was born in Russia.
Source: Obituary of DeAndre’s maternal great-grandfather, Irving J. Schaffer – http://www.legacy.com
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