Bucs LB Shaquil Barrett’s wife Jordanna shares joyful news of pregnancy following the tragic loss of their 2-year-old daughter

Shaquil Barrett and his wife, Jordanna, experienced a glimmer of sunshine amidst the clouds as they joyfully revealed Jordanna’s pregnancy. The couple, who had been devastated by the tragic loss of their two-year-old daughter, Arrayah, have now been bestowed with the blessing of expecting another daughter.

Despite the heartbreak they endured, Shaquil Barrett and Jordanna find solace and hope in this new chapter of their lives. The announcement of their forthcoming child brings a ray of light and renewed joy as they continue their journey of healing and cherish the anticipation of welcoming their new baby girl.

Shaquil Barrett and wife Jordanna shares pregnancy announcement

 In her Instagram post, Jordanna announced that they have named the upcoming addition to their family Allanah.

“A few weeks after our sweet girls heaven day, Shaquil and I found out we were expecting! I just know Arrayah had a special hand in picking this sweet girl to add to our family! 🌸 we are so beyond blessed, so beyond grateful that God chose to give us another little girl! We miss our Arrayah every second of every day, but I rest in knowing she’s going to be the best big sister angel to little miss Allanah!”

Shaquil Barrett and Jordanna were deeply affected by the loss of their daughter, Arrayah. The profound impact of this incident on Shaquil Barrett and Jordanna is still evident, even as they anticipate the arrival of their new child. In an Instagram post revealing their pregnancy, Jordanna not only honored the memory of their departed child but also emphasized the strength of their faith.

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the lord. Not to harm you, nor prosper you, but to give you HOPE and a future. Arrayah has given me hope. She has changed so many lives with the short 2 years she blessed this earth, and God works in such mysterious ways, but I will never ever doubt his plans for my life.”

She expressed her continued praise for God and gratitude to Jesus for the blessing of their new pregnancy. In her Instagram post, she acknowledged their faith and credited Jesus for bestowing this joyous news upon them.

“Through the worst of the worst, he turns and uses ALL things for good. I will trust when it’s the hardest, and praise him through all things good. His plans are far more better than my own and always always will be. I serve a God who cares, a God who gives, a God who takes away, a God who comforts, and a God who unwavering loves us when we do not deserve it. Thank you Jesus!”

What happened to Shaquil Barrett’s 2-year-old daughter?

At the end of April, Shaquil Barrett, the defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, faced a heartbreaking setback in his football career due to a personal tragedy. Sadly, his two-year-old daughter, Arrayah, passed away in a tragic drowning incident in the family pool.

Arrayah was the youngest among the four children of Shaquil and his wife, Jordanna. The loss of their beloved daughter has undoubtedly had a profound impact on the Barrett family during this difficult time.

On April 30, a tragic incident unfolded as Arrayah accidentally fell into the family’s pool at 9:30 A.M. Immediate action was taken, and she was rushed to the hospital, where efforts were made to save her life. Regrettably, despite the dedicated life-saving measures, the attempts were unsuccessful, and Arrayah was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. The devastating loss of Arrayah has left a profound impact on the family, and their hearts are undoubtedly heavy during this difficult time.

On that day, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shared the heartbreaking events writing,

Jordanna’s Pregnancy announcement is a sigh of relief for the Barrett Family. They try to overcome the loss of their 2-year-old angel.


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