Michael Penix Jr Mother
Meet Takisha Penix, the beautiful and amazing mother of college football player Michael Penix Jr. the gifted 6’3 quarterback for the Huskies Football Team at the University of Washington under head coach Kalen DeBoer. Penix Jr. previously played for the Indiana Hoosiers under head coach Tom Allen.
Michael Penix Jr Mother Takisha Penix was born Takisha Marie Newman in October 1977. Takisha graduated in 1999 with a bachelor of science in management information systems from Tennessee Technological University and in 2014 with a Master of Science in project management from Drexel University.
Takisha Penix has been working for Lockheed Martin since February 2008, initially, she served as a senior manufacturing engineer and later senior manufacturing project engineer.
Takisha and Michael Penix Sr., met while they both attended Tennessee Tech where he was a runningback for the football team and she was a ran track and field. Takisha previously ran track for the Lady Comets at August Martin High School from where she graduate in 1995.
They got married on July 7, 2001 and welcomed three sons together, Michael Penix Jr. born on May 8, 2000, Mekhi Penix born on August 31, 2004, and Mishon Pennix born in 2010.
Michael a QB at Washington, Mekhi Penix, a wide receiver at Tennessee Tech.
Little Mishon Penix is a defensive lineman in high school.
Michael Penix Jr. Girlfriend
Michael Penix Jr. girlfriend is the stunning Olivia Carter, this is what we know about her.
5’5 Olivia Carteer was born in Kent, Washington in December 1999, she is the daughter of Regina and Christopher Carter and has two brothers, Quincy a football player at Central Washington and Theo Carter.
Michael Penix Jr GF Olvia Carter graduated from Kent Meridian High School in 2018. She lettered in soccer and track for all four high school years, adding two years of basketball from 2014 to 2015; Olivia achieved first-team all-league honors in soccer for four consecutive years and also in track.
She also notched 39 goals and 14 assists during her high school soccer career.
Served as team captain for all four years in soccer; was recognized as an ODP Region IV pool player and a USYS Regional IV Championship semi-finalist in 2017.
Olivia graduated in 2022, with a biology degree from the University of Reno, Nevada where she was a member of the soccer team, these are her stats with the Nevada Wolf Pack soccer team.
- Participated in all 19 contests, securing starts in 16.
- Logged 758 minutes on the field as a forward.
- Scored a goal against San Jose State, contributing to a 1-0 halftime lead for the Wolf Pack.
- Recorded nine shots, six of which were on goal, with a season-high 76 minutes played in a double-overtime tie versus Weber State.
- Played a total of 798 minutes across 11 matches, starting eight.
- Demonstrated versatility by playing both forward and defense for Nevada.
- Registered two shots throughout the season, one against Weber State and another at UNLV.
- Achieved a career-high playing time of 105 minutes in a double-overtime win against Utah State.
Junior (Spring 2021):
- Appeared in seven matches, starting six.
- Contributed an assist during a draw against San Jose State on March 19, aiding Marr’s goal.
- Logged 417 minutes playing forward for the Wolf Pack.
Senior (Fall 2021):
- Played in 16 games, starting 11 for the Wolf Pack soccer team.
- Accumulated 1,028 minutes on the field and attempted a single shot against Saint Mary’s on September 19.
Michael Penix Jr. High School
As the quarterback under coach Jayson Roberts at Tampa Bay Technical High School, Penix showcased exceptional skills during his two-year tenure as a starter, totaling 61 touchdowns and a mere six interceptions across 24 games. Beyond his passing prowess, he served as team captain and contributed an additional 16 touchdowns through rushing.
Penix earned acclaim as the Hillsborough County Player of the Year during his senior season, throwing for 2,165 yards, achieving a quarterback rating of 114.2, and securing 30 touchdown passes with just five interceptions. His ground game was equally impressive, amassing 449 yards on 37 carries, averaging 12.1 yards per run, and tallying 10 touchdowns. He notably achieved two 100-yard rushing games and was a Tampa Bay Times All-Hillsborough County selection in 2016.
In his junior year, Penix continued to impress, amassing 2,078 passing yards, 31 touchdowns, and only one interception, boasting a rating of 117.2. His rushing ability was evident, averaging 7.1 yards per carry and showcasing a remarkable performance with 200 yards and six touchdowns.
Penix’s talent extended beyond football; he was recognized nationally as the No. 13 pro-style quarterback and the No. 54 prospect in Florida by Rivals. Additionally, he excelled in baseball as the team’s center fielder and showcased his athleticism in track and field with a long jump of 22 feet and a 200-meter dash time of 22.8 seconds.
Michael Penix Jr. Indiana Hoosiers
Michael Penix Jr. spent four seasons, from 2018 to 2021, as the quarterback for Indiana University, participating in a total of 20 games. He served as team captain in both 2020 and 2021 and achieved a 12-5 record as a starting QB. Throughout his tenure, he completed 342-of-576 passes for 4,197 yards, throwing 29 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He also managed six rushing touchdowns.
His standout season occurred in the shortened 2020 campaign, where he secured second-team All-Big Ten honors and was named the team MVP. In this season, he started six of IU’s eight games, completing 124-of-220 passes for 1,645 yards, 14 TDs, and four interceptions. Additionally, he was a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award.
In 2021, as a redshirt junior, Penix started the initial five games before a season-ending injury, completing 87-of-162 passes for 939 yards. He led the Big Ten in various passing categories before his injury, including passing yardage, yards per game, passing TDs, completions, and attempts.
As a redshirt freshman in 2019, under offensive coordinator and QBs coach Kalen DeBoer, he started six games, completing 110-of-160 attempts for 1,394 yards, 10 TDs, and four interceptions. He also played three games as a true freshman, maintaining a year of eligibility. Over these three games, he recorded 21 completions in 34 attempts for 219 yards, one TD, and no interceptions.
Michael Penix Jr. Washington Huskies
Moving into the 2022 season, the player joined Washington (UW) and started all 13 games, finishing as the NCAA-FBS leader in passing yards per game (357.0). He set a new UW single-season record with 4,641 passing yards, breaking a 20-year-old record held by Cody Pickett. His impressive stats included leading in total offense, third in completions per game, and finishing eighth in Heisman Trophy voting.
Notable victories included defeating No. 11 Michigan State and setting records in completions and passing yards against Arizona. His season concluded with an impressive performance at the Valero Alamo Bowl, where he earned Offensive MVP honors. Overall, his achievements led to recognition as one of the five finalists for the 2022 Seattle Sports Star of the Year.
In the 2023 season, the player won the Maxwell Award for the nation’s outstanding player and secured second place in Heisman Trophy voting, marking the highest achievement for a Husky. Recognized as a Walter Camp first-team All-American and one of four team captains, he led the nation in passing yards throughout the season.
Notable performances included a stellar season debut against Boise State with 450 yards and five touchdowns, and a remarkable win at Michigan State with 473 yards and four touchdowns. His consistent excellence continued with victories over Oregon, USC, and a comeback win against No. 8 Oregon. In the Pac-12 Championship Game, he was named MVP, leading the team to victory against No. 5 Oregon with 319 yards and one touchdown.