Andrew East Diabetes: Who Is Andrew East?

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Does Andrew East have Diabetes? Andrew Dean East played in the NFL from 2015 to 2019. Indianapolis, Indiana, is Andrew’s hometown.

At Indianapolis’ public North Central High School, Andrew started playing football. Andrew switched from defender to long snapper.

Andrew East committed to playing football for Vanderbilt University after high school. We don’t know how long Andrew was in college, but he entered the 2015 NFL draughts.

The Kansas City Chiefs signed Andrew on May 11, 2015, over other undrafted free agents. Chiefs released Andrew East on August 30, 2015. 

Andrew played five seasons for the Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars, Memphis Express, and Washington Redskins.

Who is Andrew East?

Former American football long snapper Andrew Dean East. Born September 17, 1991. He played for Vanderbilt and the Washington Redskins in the NFL.

East captains the Indianapolis North Central High School football team. For three years, he played defence and special teams for a 5A Indianapolis school.

Andrew played linebacker as a sophomore and junior, finishing with 110 tackles. All-Area linebacker despite starting as a long snapper.

East, a first-year defensive line starter, has 64 tackles and seven quarterback sacks as a senior. He also made Indiana Academic All-State.


Kansas City Chiefs East signed as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2015. The Chiefs released him on August 30, 2015.

Seattle Seahawks East and Seattle Seahawks inked reserve/future player deals on January 4, 2016. He was released on March 24, 2016.

The Oakland Raiders signed Oakland Raiders East on April 5, 2016. The team waived him on August 29, 2016.

On March 13, 2017, Los Angeles Rams East signed with the Rams. The Rams released him on May 3, 2017.

Second-generation Oakland Raiders: Raiders signed East on July 28. He was released on September 2, 2017. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Raiders on January 19, 2018. The Raiders dismissed him on April 9, 2018.

Jacksonville Jaguars signed Florida East on June 14, 2018. He was released on July 31, 2018. Memphis Express: On November 9, 2018, Memphis Express assumed East duty.

After long snapper Nick Sundberg went on injured reserve with a back injury, the Washington Redskins signed the Redskins of Washington East on December 15, 2018. 

He was released on August 2, 2019. He announced his retirement on his family’s YouTube channel on February 25, 2022.

Personal life

Shawn Johnson, East’s spouse, is an Olympic gold medalist gymnast. They married in Franklin, Tennessee, on April 16, 2016, after being engaged at Wrigley Field during a Chicago Cubs game on July 24, 2015. 

Nashville is their home. They have an October 2019 daughter and July 2021 son. They had two children the next year. American Ninja Warrior seasons 13 and 14 included East.

East’s $50,000 donation to Feeding America in 2022 sparked “THE GREAT RESET,” resetting YouTuber Ryan Trahan’s earnings to one penny.

Is Andrew East have diabetes?

The results of Andrew East’s diabetes diagnosis are still a closely guarded secret, even though he played professional football in the United States.

Even though it has been speculated that the former athlete was given a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes in the year 2012, neither Andrew nor any close relative has commented publicly either to confirm or to refute the reports.

Net worth

Andrew East has played for the Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Rams, and Seattle Seahawks. The East Family, his YouTube channel with his wife, has over a million subscribers. Andrew East is worth $5 Million.

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