Jarvis Charles Landry is the famous American football wide receiver who plays for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). Jarvis and his family had to suffer huge difficulties when his father abandoned them. He was introduced to the game by his uncle, Clayton. Jarvis is a huge fan of getting tattoos. He has got a huge number of tattoos on his body which cover him from all over his neck till legs. Let us see what tattoos he has and what meanings do they hold for him.
1. ‘Malcolm X’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his back, Jarvis has got the portrait of Malcolm X tattooed.
Meaning: Malcolm X was an African-American Muslim minister and a human rights activist. He was a popular figure during the civil rights movement.
2. Clock Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a clock inked on the center of his stomach.
Meaning: The clock is the symbol of life and death. Also, it is the most common means of reflecting on the important moments of life. It can also mean endless love, stability, and life and death.
3. ‘LA’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of initials ‘LA’ inked on his abdomen.
4. Church Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a church inked on Jarvis’ left forearm. The tattoo is not so clear but, is very close to Jarvis’ heart. Jarvis said that it is the place closest to his heart as he used to go to this church every Sunday with his mother.
“The church I grew up in, St. Michael’s Church. My mama had us in there every Sunday. My introduction to God. This was the church that kinda did it for me. On the street that I lived on, another symbolic landmark in our town was a water tower. The water tower where I grew up is maybe six blocks away and that was the furthest distance my mom would ever let me go. From my street, which was Central Project Street, to the water tower.”
5. Neck Tattoo
6. Rose Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a rose on Jarvis’ right forearm.
Meaning: Rose is the symbol of love and affection.
7. Bicep Tattoo
8. ‘FAME’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right forearm, Jarvis has got the word ‘FAME’ inked in dual shaded ink.
“Then fame right here; forgive all my enemies. Yolo made the cut. You know I look for these things as inspirations when I’m training”
9. Roman Numerals Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left wrist, there are some Roman numerals inked. Roman numerals are the symbolism of Jarvis’ daughter’s birthdate.
Whatever it is, you know, and a lot of times that’s why I got my daughter, her birthday, and this right here where I can see it. Para Siempie right here for me and my daughter. All forever, in Spanish.
10. ‘Shooting Star’ Tattoo
11. ‘Flying Dove and Star’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a flying dove bird and few stars inked.
Meaning: Flying dove is the symbol of new beginnings and hope whereas the stars are considered to be the guiding lights for leading life.
12. ‘YOLO’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘YOLO’ the famous acronym is tattooed on Jarvis’ right bicep.
Meaning: YOLO stands for ‘You Only Live Once.
13. ’14’ Tattoo
Tattoo: 14 number is inked on the inner side of his left forearm.
Meaning: 14 is Jarvis’ ex jersey number. He was 14 when he joined NFL and later was changed into 80.
15. ‘Psalms 23:4’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Jarvis has got Psalms 23:4 verse tattooed on his left forearm. The verse says, ‘Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.’
Meaning: This was Jarvis’ first tattoo which he got at the age of 14 years.
“My first tattoo is Psalms 23:4 verse, Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil. That was my first one, I was 14.”
16. ’80’ Tattoo
“Through the NFL I got 2nd and 63rd. I was the 63rd pick in the 2nd round. And 14 was my number. Now I’m number 80. I do have 80 on the back of my arms on both sides I have the eight and the zero. I was number 80 in high school, and I was number 80 in college. Just when I got to Miami I began to be number 14. But then I got traded to Cleveland and the 80 is perfect cause it’s back. I actually did the right side first. The right side was just like, go ahead and throw that on there, put that right here, throw that right there, just make it all look full.”
17. ‘Plane’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his lower stomach area, there is an airplane inked.
Meaning: Airplane is the symbol of ‘soaring high’ in the future. When the person is willing to start leading his future life in a planned way and fulfill his dreams.
18. Back Tattoo
19. ‘Statue of Liberty Tattoo
Tattoo: On his mid-back, Jarvis has got the tattoo of Statue of Liberty inked. But, with change that her ears have been cut off, eyes have been stitched. and mouth stitched so that it can hear no evil, see no evil, and speak no evil.
“I got the Statue of Liberty, I got her ears cut off, I got her eyes stitched and her mouth sewed like hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. I think it took maybe 12 hours.”
20. Chest Tattoos
Tattoo: Across his chest, Jarvis has got huge inks done. There are few lines tattooed on the right side of his upper body and towards the left pec, there is a name inked as, ‘Carolyn’. The lines on the right pec is actually a phrase that says, ‘Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch.’
Meaning: The above quote means that our effect on the lives of others and whosoever we meet, remains intact and never fades away. It remains forever.
21. Street Tattoo
22. Hand Tattoo
Tattoo: On the outer side of his left hand, Jarvis has got Spanish writing inked which can be read as ‘Para Siempre.’
Meaning: Para Siempre is a Spanish saying which stands for ‘Forever. Jarvis got it for his relationship with his daughter.
23. Writing on chest
24. Right Pec Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right pec, Jarvis has got the quote inked that says, ‘Our fingerprints never fade from the lives we touch meaning’.
25. Tupac Tattoo
Tattoo: On the backside of his left shoulder, Jarvis has got the portrait of Tupac inked.
Meaning: Tupac is a famous American rapper.
26. ‘You will rise by lifting others’ Tattoo
27. Prayer Tattoo
28. Surname Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right bicep, Jarvis has got the tattoo of his surname as, ‘LANDRY’.
29. Truly Blessed Tattoo
30. Stars Tattoo
31. Flowers on Left arm
32. Skull Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his right arm, there is a skull inked.
Meaning: Skull is the symbol of death and evil. However, people get skull tattoos for variant meanings. It can just be a representation of a creepy skull or might be the symbol of strength to face difficult times with courage.
33. Praying Angel Tattoo
Tattoo: On the left corner of his left shoulder, there is a praying angel inked. Also, we can see rosary beads in the praying hands.
Meaning: Praying angel is the tattoo that symbolizes Jarvis’ urge to be closest to God and seek his blessings. It is also considered as the symbol of protection and guidance and also, all-encompassing love of God.
34. Bicep Tattoo