Jerrel Jernigan started his career at the Eufaula High School. He directed the team to a state title in 2006. Also, they won the regional championship in 2005 and 2006. In college, he represented the Troy University Trojans and was named to the First Team All-Sun Belt Selection for three straight years. Jernigan was picked by the New York Giants during the 2011 NFL Draft. The Giants won the Super Bowl XLVI and NFC Championship. Jerrel Jernigan was born on June 14, 1989 in Midway, Alabama.