Parents: Joe Mixon is a well-known American football running back who currently plays for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL).

John Mixon was born on October 23, 1965, in Belle Glade, Florida. He was the youngest of five children and grew up in a poor household.

Despite his circumstances, John was a talented athlete and excelled in football and track. He played football at Belle Glade High School, where he earned All-State honors as a defensive back.

After high school, John attended Florida State University, where he played football for the Seminoles. During his time at Florida State, John was a standout player, earning All-American honors in 1987. He was also a part of the Seminoles' 1987 team that won the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) championship.

Joe Mixon Parents: Meet John Mixon and Alise Mixon

Alise Mixon (née Smith) was born on December 16, 1967, in Oakland, California. She grew up in a middle-class family and was one of five children.

Like John, Alise was a gifted athlete and played basketball and volleyball in high school.

After high school, Alise attended San Francisco State University, where she played basketball for the Lady Gators. She was a key player on the team and helped lead them to the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championship in 1989.

John and Alise met while they were both attending San Francisco State University. They were introduced by mutual friends and hit it off immediately. They began dating and eventually got married on May 23, 1992.

The couple has been together for over 30 years and has three children together, including Joe Mixon. They have been supportive of Joe throughout his football career and have attended many of his games.

John and Alise have had a significant impact on Joe Mixon's life and career. They have been his biggest supporters since he was a child and have always encouraged him to pursue his dreams.

When Joe was in high school, John and Alise made sure that he stayed focused on his academics and athletics. They also helped him navigate the recruiting process and make a decision on which college to attend.

During his college years at the University of Oklahoma, John and Alise continued to support Joe and attended many of his games. They also provided him with guidance and advice as he prepared for the NFL draft.

Since Joe entered the NFL, John and Alise have continued to be his biggest fans. They attend all of his games and have been a constant source of support and encouragement throughout his career.



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