Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr. is a well-known American football quarterback for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens (NFL). Do you know that Lamar began playing football when he was a child? He attended Louisville, where he won the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore, and was selected by the Ravens as the final first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. At the age of 21, Jackson is also the youngest NFL quarterback to start a playoff game. This article is dedicated to Lamar’s body tattoos because he has several that adorn his body. Let us investigate his inks.
1. All-seeing eye Tattoo
Tattoo: On his middle right forearm, Lamar has a tattoo of the ‘all-seeing eye.’.
Meaning: The Eye of Providence, also known as the All-Seeing Eye of God, is a tattoo of an eye surrounded by light or glory rays around all its corners. The tattoo represents both divine inspiration and the Sun. Many people get this tattoo to remind themselves that God is one, that he is watching over all of us from above, and that we should be careful with our actions and deeds.
2. Bird on Arm
Tattoo: On his right upper arm, there is a white dove tattooed.
3. Chest Tattoo
Tattoo: Across his chest, there is a huge tattoo piece that is Lamar’s tribute to ‘FAITH, FAMILY, and FOOTBALL.’
Lamar got the tattoo done by Jackson’s tattoo artist from Ace of Spades Tattoo Studio in Florida. The first revelation was shared by Jackson’s tattoo artist, ace_no_buggy on Instagram on April 12, 2020..
This big tattoo piece on Lamar’s body has always been credited and talked about among his fans. There is a tattoo of the name ‘Felicia’ under ‘family’ and the football.
The tattoo’s dedication to his mother indicates that Lamar’s mother has always been very close to him. Not only that, but she has always been an integral part of Jackson’s success. She is also his manager and agent.
There is another tattoo word, “Truzz,” which is tattooed below his and his mother’s names.
Jackson popularised the “Truss” phrase in Baltimore.
3. Clock and Feather Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his left forearm, there is a tattoo of a clock and a feather.
Meaning: The clock represents both life and death. On the other hand, Feathers represent freedom, independence, positivity, trust, and so on. However, when combined, they may have a unique relevance.
The clock and feather serve as a reminder of the death of a loved one who is no longer alive. Clocks, as you know, are used to mark memories and time for life.
3. Feathers on Left Upper Arm
Tattoo: On his left upper arm is a tattoo of a raven’s feathers.
Raven is associated with preservation, magic, and prophecy. It’s mostly because ravens are thought to have magical powers that can guide you and help you distinguish between what’s right and wrong. People used to believe that the Raven brought light to the earth and was a symbol of balance.
4. Left Arm Tattoos
Tattoo: Across his left forearm, Lamar has a tattoo of his grandmother’s name, Doris Denkins.
5. ‘Brother’s Keeper’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left forearm, Lamar has got the tattoo of the words, ‘Brother’s Keeper.’
This is his tattoo dedicated to the love of his younger brother, Jamar.
6. ‘Living Legend’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Across his right and left inner bicep there is a tattoo that says, ‘Living Legend.’ This is another of the creative piece by his mother.
7. Portrait of a Lion Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right upper arm is a very light-shaded portrait of a lion inked.
Meaning: Lion tattoos are used to symbolise strength, bravery, courage and fearlessness. Many people get the lion tattooed to represent themselves; their courageousness, majesty, nobility, or leadership.
8. Bible Verse Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left bicep is a tattoo writing of the Bible Verse, Mark 6.4.
Mark 6:4, ESV: And Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honour, except in his hometown and among his relatives and in his own household.”
Jackson got this verse inked to represent his mother’s love for the same. He also said that most of his tattoos are done only after consulting his mother. He always asks for her opinion and then, with her creative mind, he goes ahead.
9. Flying Bird on Left Arm
Tattoo: On his left upper arm, below the Bible verse, Jackson has got the tattoo of the eagle with widespread wings.
The flying eagle is symbolic of freedom, growth, and the aspect of reaching the heights of success in life.
10. Names on Right Arm
11. Tatttoes on Arms
12. Birds on Shoulder
Tattoo: On his shoulder blades, Lamar has got the tattoo of a pair of dove brirds, one on each shoulder.
Pair of birds symbolise human bonds, harmony, tenderness, independence, trust, and fantasy.
Also, on the top of his muscles, Lamar has the tattoo of some more words, like; ‘God’ and ‘Send’.