Tim Tebow

United States

Tim Tebow Bio

Who is Tim Tebow

Former University of Florida standout quarterback who led the school to two BCS Championships. He was selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He spent two years in Denver, helping the team reach the playoffs in 2011.

Early Life (Childhood)

The birthplace of Tim is Manila, Philippines. He is the youngest of five children. He and his siblings were all homeschooled by their parents, who instilled the family's Christian beliefs.

Interesting Facts

In 2007, he became the first sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy while playing at the University of Florida. His kneeling stance, which he used to pray to the Christian God, became a registered trademark in October, 2012.

Personal Life

In 2013 Tebow was designated a Great Floridian by Florida Governor Rick Scott in recognition of his “major contributions to the progress and welfare" of Florida.


His mother had dysentery and went into a coma while she was pregnant with Tim, but she refused to abort.