Malikah Nash is dating Atlanta Falcons star running back, Devonta Freeman.
Freeman’s girlfriend is a bit mysterious, but she’s been photographed on trips with Freeman, and she’s from his home state.
Freeman frequently posts photos of himself with Malikah on his Instagram page, referring to her as his “queen” and girlfriend.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Malikah Is From Florida, Like Freeman
According to her Facebook page, Malikah Nash lives in Tampa, Florida, and is from Tallahassee, Florida.
Freeman is also from Florida. His Facebook page says he went to Miami Central High School, studied at Florida State University, and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
In one post on her birthday, Freeman wrote of Malikah, “Happy Birthday Queen? #StillYoung #Blessed #Beautiful #Smart #TurnUp #MyG #TurnUpOnLife ???????????.”
2. Freeman Calls His Girlfriend ‘Red Thang,’ Although It’s Not Clear Why
Player Wives describes Nash as “mysterious.”
“For months, ‘Red Thang; was the only way anyone knew her on social media…Devonta calls her ‘Red Thang’ for unknown reasons,” the site says.
However, Freeman doesn’t hold back about the relationship on social media. In one Instagram post, Freeman called Nash “My G.”
According to FabWags.com, Malikah Vorice Nash “was born on January 11, 1995; she is one of the children born to Mayli Dawn Nas (nee. Ryshoywer) and Kelsey Nash Sr.”
3. Nash Received a Volleyball Scholarship in High School
Nash was a volleyball player at her Florida high school, from which she graduated in 2013.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Nash was one of the recipients of the first “Heart of a Champion” volleyball scholarship in 2013.
The $1,000 scholarships “were presented to a male and female athlete from each of Hillsborough County’s 27 public high schools” in Florida and also six private schools, the newspaper reported.
The newspaper added that the scholarships, “provided by Bob Gries Jr., recognize young athletes in the Tampa Bay community who have demonstrated what heart is all about.”
In a biography she posted on a volleyball site, Malikah wrote, “I stand a little over 5’4 so obviously I play libero or DS, but I love it!. I’m a small player with a big heart and come packed with plenty of experience, determination, and willingness to work my butt off. I understand what it takes to be a good teammate and how to take responsibility for my own actions. Volleyball is my drug besides the IB Program workload. I have never worked so hard for something nor desired anything so BADLY. I am very serious in my drive to continue playing volleyball in university.”
4. Devonta & Malikah Have Gone on Exotic Trips Together
According to Player Wives, Freeman and his girlfriend “travel on vacations to exotic places whenever they get the chance. One good example is Disney World. Since they got together for at least two years, they traveled to sunny beaches and tropical jungles.”
Freeman has posted pictures of the vacations on Instagram. Here’s one from Hawaii:
The site reports that Malikah took Freeman zip-lining for his birthday. They also went to Hawaii, according to Player Wives.
5. Malikah Was a Member of the National Honor Society Who Is Involved in Community Volunteerism
Nash’s biography on the volleyball recruiting website says she has been involved in these groups: International Baccautatye, National Honor Society, USF Grass Roots Community Projects, Anytown Community Program, and Couture Club.