Kwon Alexander is an American professional football player who plays as a linebacker in the NFL (National Football League). He is currently signed with the San Francisco 49ers. He debuted in 2015 after playing for Louisiana State University. Kwon’s body is adorned with many interesting tattoos that give a peek into what kind of a person he is. Let us take a look at his tattoos and explore their meanings.
1. ‘Heart’ Tattoo
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Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a heart that is surrounded by flames on the athlete’s throat.
Meaning: The tattoo design is known as the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ and represents the religious views of the footballer. The design itself represents God’s passionate love for mankind.
2. ‘Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tiny cross tattooed behind Kwon’s left ear.
Meaning: This tattoo also represents his religious views i.e. Christianity.
3. Portrait Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of his neck contains a tattoo of a portrait of a woman.
4. Showtime Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper part of Kwon’s back contains the word, “SHOWTIME” tattooed across it.
5. Back Tattoo
Tattoo: The back of the footballer is covered in a large and emotional piece. The tattoo starts with a little boy with wings, with the words, “All you wanted me to do is Ball” tattooed below him. Below the words, is a tattoo of Kwon himself, holding a ball in his hand and raising his other one, surrounded by fans and big lights shining on him from both the sides.
Meaning: This tattoo is was done as a tribute for his little brother, Broderick Taylor Jr., who was shot and killed in 2015. He always encouraged Kwon to play which is why he got this tattoo for him.
Right Arm Tattoos
6. ‘Christ’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of the player is covered in a tattoo of Jesus Christ on the cross, beneath the sunlight.
Meaning: This is another one of his tattoos that represent his religious views. There is another tattoo of Jesus on his body too as you will soon find out.
7. Date Tattoo
Tattoo: The date, “1974-2015” is tattooed on his right upper arm with a few words tattooed above it.
Meaning: The date represents the year of birth as well as the year of the death of his brother, Broderick Taylor Jr. whom he adored very much.
8. ‘Poem’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his right forearm contains a poem tattooed on it with the title, “Love” tattooed above it in red ink.
9. ‘256’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his right wrist contains the number, “256” tattooed on it inside a black box.
Meaning: 56 is Kwon’s jersey number and he is known to use the #256 with many of his posts.
10. ‘Jungle’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm contains a tattoo of a scene from the jungle including large plants, trees, and grass. It also includes a large tattoo of a lion on it to complete it.
Meaning: Kwon thinks that the lion represents his personality just like the lion is the king of the jungle. He also has another tattoo of a lion on his leg too as you will find further.
11. ‘Greatness’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of Kwon’s right hand contains the word, “Greatness” tattooed on it.
12. ‘One’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Kwon’s right bicep contains the words, “One Life” tattooed on it with a background of clouds. His left one is also covered in the same clouds containing the words, “One Chance” tattooed on it.
Meaning: Both the tattoos together make the words, “One Life One Chance” which is a quote that Kwon lives by and it helps him make the most of his opportunities in life. He is often seen writing the quote in his captions on Instagram and Twitter.
13. ‘XXX’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right shoulder of the footballer also contains a few roman numerals tattooed on it. It includes three Xs.
Left Arm Tattoos
14. ‘Heaven’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left upper arm of the athlete contains a tattoo of the gates of heaven, hidden in between clouds with two angels tattooed below it. There are also white doves tattooed around at some places that complete his upper arm tattoos.
Meaning: Kwon is a religious man and this is another one of his tattoos that share his faith. There is a similar piece tattooed on his leg too.
15. ‘Money Bag’ Tattoos
Tattoo: The upper side of Kwon’s left forearm is covered in many tattoos of bags with the dollar sign on them to represent Money bags.
16. ‘Clock’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The lower side of his left forearm contains a large tattoo of a clock on it. There are also banners above and below the clock that contain the words, “TIME IS MONEY” written on them.
17. ‘Loyalty’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The word, “Loyalty” is tattooed on the side of Kwon’s left hand.
18. ‘Face’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left hand of the athlete contains a tattoo of the face of a woman on it. The woman is crying out tears of blood.
19. Flower Tattoo
Tattoo: Both the upper sides of his trap muscles on his shoulders contain a tattoo of a rose flower on it.
20. ‘Girl’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of his chest contains a tattoo of the face of a little girl on it with a name tattooed below it.
21. ‘Peaches’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left pec of the player contains another face tattooed on it with the name, “Peaches” tattooed below it. The middle of his chest contains a tattoo of the sun along with a dove bird. The rays of shine emitting from the sun stretch out across his chest and provide a background for the faces tattooed on it.
22. ‘3 for 3’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The middle of his stomach, just below his chest contains the words, “3 for 3” tattooed on it.
23. ‘Blessed’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The middle of his stomach contains the word, “Blessed” tattooed on it in bold. There is also a tattoo of the face of Jesus Christ tattooed just below the word that covers most of his stomach.
Meaning: This is another one of the tattoos that show his religious views and what kind of a man Kwon is. He feels truly blessed that God is there with him and has granted him all that success.
24. ‘Gorilla’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of his stomach contains a tattoo of the face of a gorilla on it.
25. ‘Tiger’ Tattoo
Tattoo: To the right of the face of Jesus Christ, Kwon has a tattoo of the face of a tiger tattooed on it, looking sideways.
26. Lion Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his right lower leg contains a large tattoo of the upper body of a lion on it.
Meaning: The lion represents Kwon’s personality which is why he got another tattoo of the beast on his body. The first one being on his right forearm.
27. ‘Angel and Devil’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of his right leg contains a tattoo of an angel, holding a scale of balance in one hand and wielding a sword in the other, with his foot on the back of a devil of who is defeated. Kwon posted the tattoo on his twitter revealing his new ink.
Meaning: Kwon has many tattoos on his body that represent his faith such as the Sacred Heart of Jesus, The Gates of Heaven, and a few others that show how much he believes in God and the power of good over evil.
28. ‘Boy’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his left lower leg contains a tattoo of Kwon’s son, wearing a Gucci hat, standing next to a Bentley car. The front of his leg contains a large tattoo of the face of a monkey on it. The backside of his left leg contains the word, “LITIRILLA” tattooed on it vertically on a tree’s bark with a few silhouettes of apes hanging from the branches to complete his leg piece.
Meaning: Litirilla is the name he calls his son which he has mentioned in many of his posts.