Devin McCourty

McCourty in 2014, pic by Debby Wong/

Place of Birth: Nyack, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 13, 1987

*African-Jamaican (father)
*African-American (mother)

Devin McCourty is an American football player. He is a free safety for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).

Devin is the son of Phyllis Harrell and Calvin McCourty. Both of his parents are/were African American. His identical twin brother, Jason McCourty, is also a football player. Devin is married to Michelle Powell, with whom he has two children. Devin is a Christian.

Devin’s paternal grandfather was named Reginald Martin McCourty. Reginald was born in Jamaica.

Devin’s paternal grandmother was named Rachel Elizabeth Dixon. Rachel was born in Jamaica.

Devin’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Lee Harrell (the son of Benjamin Harrell and Emma Keeling). Samuel was born in Virginia.

Devin’s maternal grandmother was Emma Lee King (the daughter of Jason King and Emma Virginia Jordan). Emma was born in Virginia. Devin’s great-grandfather Jason King was the son of Daniel King and Pattie Mills. Devin’s great-grandmother Emma was the daughter of John Thomas Jordan and Rebecca Faulk.

Sources: Obituary of Devin’s father –

Background of Devin’s mother –

4 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:

    Why is my comment awaiting moderation? It was just saying the picture isn’t of Devin. Weird.

  2. bablah says:

    That’s not Devin in the picture.

  3. Oaken05 says:

    This is a picture of Antonio Brown, not Devin.

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