Get To Know | Jaden Forrester

Wolverhampton-born striker Jaden Forrester, who has been playing for Wolves Academy for most of his life, is the latest young star to give an insight into his life, both on and off the pitch.


Full name: Jaden Forrester

Position: Forward

Birthdate: 09/09/2002

Nationality: English

Hometown: Wolverhampton

Height: 1.85m

Weight: 75kg

Previous clubs: None

Years at Wolves: Ten

Nickname: None


What’s your earliest memory in football?

Playing for my Sunday League team Trysull Tigers when I was five-years-old.

What has been your best moment in football?

Signing my scholarship with Wolves after ten years at the club. It was a really proud moment.

What team did you support as a child?

I used to go to West Brom matches.

What trophy would you most like to win?

Premier League.

Who are your best friends at Wolves?

Faisu [Sangare], Chem [Campbell] and Hoddy [Jack Hodnett].

Who is your funniest teammate?

Maybe Dean [Pinnington] or Faisu.

Who is your worst dressed teammate?

Jack Scott. Definitely.

What are your hobbies outside of football?

I like to stay at home and play FIFA and watch Netflix.

What would you want to be if not a footballer?

I’d have to stay in football and maybe become a physio or sports science.

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Sport aside from football: Basketball

Current/former player: Raheem Sterling

Pair of boots: Nike Mercurials

Social media platform: Instagram

Phone game: None

Food/meal: Pizza

Film: Ride Along

TV series: Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Band/artist: Lil Baby

Holiday destination: I’d like to go to Dubai