What Is Colin Kaepernick's Ethnicity? 49ers QB's Early Life
What Is Colin Kaepernick's Race?
We don't know why people care about this, but they do. People seem to be curious about Colin Kaepernick's ethnicity. The San Francisco 49ers star has become a national figure since taking over the starting quarterback role from Alex Smith.
Ever since coming into the national spotlight, some have wondered about Colin Kaepernick's race.
So what is Colin Kaepernick's ethnic background?
This USA Today story talks about Kaepernick's early life. According to the story, Teresa and Rick Kaepernick adopted "a boy, half-black, half-white, born Nov. 3, 1987 to a 19-year-old from Milwaukee. He came to the Kaepernicks at 5 weeks old."
Buzzfeed has described Kaepernick's father as the "NFL's coolest dad."