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Charvarius Ward Started Playing Football Because Of Older Brother Charvoun Ward, Is Charvarius Related To Jimmie Ward?

Charvarius Ward is an American professional football cornerback who plays for the NFL team San Francisco 49ers. ( Source : forbes )

Charvarius Ward started playing football because of his elder brother Charvoun Ward. The NFL star is thankful to him.

Charvarius has six siblings, but fans want to know if any of them are Jimmie Ward.

Ward now plays for the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL. The CEO is Jed York. But it was supposed to be his brother Charvoun. Charvarius was not into sports or outdoor activities, definitely not into football from an early age.

His mother, Tanya, put it best: "He might read a book or something, but he ain't playing no football." He was that child, the nerd, who'd much prefer to be inside reading with his mother than out with his buddies running about in the yard.

But his older brother Charvoun is the complete antithesis of him. He is more involved in athleticism and sports and has all qualities to be a star American football player. However, it was instead Charvarius who wound up being the one who ended up playing football. So what precipitated this unexpected turn of events?

Charvarius made the roster on Monday's game against Arizona because he had to leave early in the first quarter due to an injury. He returned to the game later 49ers fans breathed a sigh of relief.

Charvarius Ward Is An NFL Player Because Of His Brother Charvoun Ward

NFL standout Charvarius Ward owes his success to his brother, Charvoun. He got into American football because of his older brother.

The 26-year-old 49ers had no interest in football at first. Charvarius was more of an introvert who liked to stay inside his house with his mother and read his favorite books instead of going outside and playing with his friends.

Charvarius Ward is grateful to his older brother Charvoun who paved way for him to succeed in football.
Charvarius Ward is grateful to his older brother Charvoun who paved way for him to succeed in football. ( Source : instagram )

On the other hand, his brother Charvoun has been an athlete from an early age. He was all into football and dreamed of pursuing a career in it. Charvoun was playing football for his high school at McComb High School.

But the only hurdle he faced while playing was his body. He was not big enough to compete in higher ranks. And one day, when his assistant coach for McComb, Dedrick Johnson, saw his small brother Charvarius, he was convinced he could be a bigger star as his robust build body was more suited to play football.

Johnson asked their mother, Tanya Ward, about Charvarius. But she laughed and said he was not into sports and would not play. However, Johnson did not give up. Charvoun was an excellent player, but his diminutive stature was not helping. Only if he were a little big, then would Charvoun still be playing football.

Charvarius Ward mother Tanya was not convinced at first that her second son Charvarius would play football. Instead she remembers saying, he will read books than playing football. That did not age well.
Charvarius Ward mother Tanya was not convinced at first that her second son Charvarius would play football. Instead she remembers saying, he will read books than playing football. That did not age well. ( Source : dallascowboys )

Agreeing with the fact, Charvarius showed up for the spring ball game. But, after two days of doing that, he decided to stop doing it. He considers himself to be an introvert, lacking in social skills.

He showed up a few times before leaving, giving a new reason for leaving each time. At one point, he said that he could not go on because he was homesick for his mother and could not be away from her for a long time.

His brother Charvoun helped. If his brother has what Charvarius has, then his would be a whole different story. Charvarius found a motive. He wanted to do this for his brother, and so he did.

He demonstrated that a man could not do anything without motivation since they would not see the point in doing so. Charvarius is now a star NFL player playing as a cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers.

49ers cornerback Charvarius Ward at Mercedes-Benz Stadium snapping picture with his fan after the game.
49ers cornerback Charvarius Ward at Mercedes-Benz Stadium snapping picture with his fan after the game. ( Source : instagram )

In 2019, Ward led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory against the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl LIV championship game, which they went on to win. On March 17, 2022, Ward signed a deal with the San Francisco 49ers for a total of $42 million over three years.

Jimmie Ward and Charvarius Ward are not related in terms of blood relation. But they both play for the San Francisco 49ers in NFL.

Charvarius has six siblings and none of them are Jimmie Ward. Charvoun, Bruvarius, Bruvondra, Carneatric, Gabreon, and Miqaunshun are the names of his siblings, His mother, Tanya, had a fun time coming up with complicated names for her children.

The duo even got a name, as some fans call them, the "Psych Ward." A Twitter user wrote, "Psych ward is perfect cause they're gonna lock people down!!". 

However, as well as they work well together in the game, they are not related to one another in any way through blood. Many people are under the impression that they are brothers, which is not true.

They just happened to be a football player having the same last name playing for the same club. There are many valid points for people to argue they are related, but they have no ties.

Jimmie Ward And Charvarius Ward both plays for the San Francisco 49ers in NFL but they are not related.
Jimmie Ward And Charvarius Ward both plays for the San Francisco 49ers in NFL but they are not related. ( Source : nbcsports )

The 31-year-old free safety Jimmie Ward was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, and enrolled at Davidson High School in Mobile, Alabama. Meanwhile, Charvarius, who already has a brother named Charvoun, was born in McComb, Mississippi. Both he and his brother attended McComb High School.

Fans of the San Francisco 49ers are not concerned about the nature of the bond that exists between Jimmie and Charvarius. On the contrary, they have reason to celebrate since their squad comprises not one but two of the skilled players in the league.