Terry McLaurin is a wide receiver for the Washington Commanders in the National Football League. Football has always been an important part of Terry’s life and even from a young age he dreamed of playing in the NFL. He attended Cathedral High School in Indianapolis and won Indiana’s Mr. Football Award. His success didn’t stop there as he played college football at The Ohio State University and was a two-time team captain. In 2019, Terry was drafted by the Washington Commanders in the third round of the NFL Draft and was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team. Terry has been named team captain in 2020, 2021 and 2022 for the Commanders. Terry signed a contract extension in the 2022 offseason that will keep him in Washington through 2027.
Terry is not only a leader on the field, but in the community. Terry has created the Terry McLaurin Foundation to help give back to the youth and DC community because he is so passionate about making a difference. Terry won the 2022 NFLPA Community MVP Week 2 Award for his commitment to giving back to others.
Terry was born on September 15, 1995, in Indianapolis, Indiana to Grace and Terry McLaurin Sr. and has one sister, Miah. Terry comes from a family of athletes; both of his parents were three-sport high school athletes and his father played running back at Chowan University and North Carolina A&T. In his free time, Terry enjoys spending time with his family and dog, golfing, fishing, and fashion.