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Wide receiver Deebo Samuel was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. After a trip to the Super Bowl his rookie year, he ended up spending time on the injured reserve list in his sophomore season. He had a tremendous year in 2021 though and was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time. Then, in the 2023-24 season, he helped the team get right back to the Super Bowl.

Since he’s such a big part of the Niners success fans want to learn more about the wideout. And one question is if he’s nicknamed after the bully in the movie Friday. He is. Another question is: Who is his girlfriend?

Here’s what we know about Mahogany Jones and why you may recognize her.

How long Samuel and Jones have been together


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Mahogany Nicole Jones was born in 1996 in North Carolina to parents Cassandra Johnson Jones and Jimmy C. Jones Jr. She also has one older sister named Melanie.

Jones rose to fame after appearing in a few music videos and caught the attention of the football player in 2019. According to, Samuel hinted they knew one another when he commented with a heart emoji and “met mine” on an Instagram post that she captioned: “You searching for a badder b**** but you ain’t met her yet.”

Jones and Samuel have tried to keep their relationship low-key since getting together. However, there have been a few glimpses into their relationship when they appeared together in The Deebo Samuel Documentary. In the program, Jones spoke about having a child and Samuel spoke about his hope for their kids to attend all of his NFL games.

Jones is an Instagram model

In addition to appearing in music videos for artists like Hoodrich Pablo Juan and Gucci Mane, Jones is also a popular Instagram model and has posed for brands like Marni and DSW. She has also graced the cover of Black Diva Magazine. 

Jones is a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. She’s very active on social media too and you may have seen her on the MTV freestyle show Wild “N Out.

How many children Samuel and Jones have together

In 2021, Jones and Samuel confirmed they were expecting their first child together. Jones shared an image via Instagram of her pregnancy photoshoot in which she was knelt down with a sheet covering her body.

In December of that same year, Samuel revealed that his partner gave birth to a son weighing in at eight pounds, 15 ounces. The couple named him after his father whose full name is Tyshun Raequan Samuel.

The proud dad posted a photo of his baby boy shortly after his birth which read: “I got you forever.”