Erika Cardona is the proud and loving girlfriend of NFL player, Teddy Bridgewater –currently a player with the Minnesota Vikings.
Erika’s NFL beau may have to relocate to the big apple after reports say he could be working on a deal with the New York Jets. Theodore Bridgewater Jr. was born the youngest of four children –on November 10, 1992. The Miami, Florida native had a stellar high school career at Miami Northwestern and was considered one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in his class.
He was a collegiate standout at the University of Louisville, being named MVP of the 2013 Sugar Bowl after leading the Cardinals to an upset victory over the University of Florida. He was named Big East Rookie of the Year his freshman season at Louisville and Big East Offensive Player of the Year his sophomore season. He was selected 32nd overall in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings.
He suffered a career-threatening knee injury in August of 2016 and was on the physically unable to perform list the first half of 2017.
Throughout his journey, talented girlfriend, Erika Cardona stood by his side. The couple met when they were freshmen at Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida.
Erika Cardona is a teacher and author who’s recently published children’s book, “Little Bear Teddy: Big Dream Come True” –was inspired by Bridgewater. According to the Star Tribune, she began writing the book after her boyfriend’s surgery.
The book is the first in what Cardona hopes to be a “Little Bear Teddy” series of three to five books. The books will highlight specific core values, like determination for example.
According to the book’s website, Erika Cardona grew up in Miami, FL with a love for reading and writing. She began reading poetry at an early. Cardona holds a degree in Early Childhood Education. And when she isn’t writing, she teaches children that reading is fundamental.