Birth Name: DeAndre Roselle Yedlin
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 9, 1993
*father – African-American, Dominican Republic, Native American
*mother – Ashkenazi Jewish
DeAndre Yedlin is an American professional soccer player.
His mother, Rebecca Yedlin, who is white, is Ashkenazi Jewish. His father, who is black, is evidently of African-American, Dominican Republic, and Native American ancestry. DeAndre was raised by his mother’s family.
DeAndre’s maternal grandfather is Ira Nathan Yedlin (the son of Bert Yedlin and Elena Lola Gor). Bert was the son of Isidor Yedlin and Irene Schneiderman, who were born in New York, both of them to Russian Jewish parents. Lola was a Jewish emigrant. She was born in Moscow, Russia, the daughter of Solomon Gor and Maria Gos.
DeAndre’s maternal grandmother is Linda Gayle Schaffer (the daughter of Irving J. Schaffer and Shyrle R. Peskind). Irving was born in New York, the son of Russian Jewish parents, Benjamin Charles Schaffer and Jennie/Jane Belloff. Shyrle was born in Illinois, the daughter of Paul Peskind, who was born in Missouri, to Russian Jewish parents; and of Molly/Mollie Geiser, who was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Sources: DeAndre’s maternal great-grandfather, Bert Yedlin, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
DeAndre’s maternal great-grandfather, Irving J. Schaffer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of DeAndre’s maternal great-grandfather, Irving J. Schaffer – http://www.legacy.com
DeAndre’s maternal great-grandmother, Shyrle R. Peskind, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org