Who is DeAndre Hopkins’s mother, Sabrina Greenlee?: Facts about her relationship and injuries

Sabrina Greenlee

Who is Sabrina Greenlee?

Sabrina Greenlee is the mother of NFL wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. She is a nationally recognized community activist, author, inspiring speaker, and domestic violence survivor who has dedicated her life to empowering women. Sabrina is a true superwoman who has stood the test of time. She got back up for her children no matter how badly she fell.

Greenlee was blinded by an acid attack in 2002. After discovering that her partner had been cheating on her with Savannah Grant. Savannah Grant sprayed a lye-bleach solution on Greenlee. She was in a coma for ten days after being admitted to the hospital.

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Sabrina Greenlee: Bio summary

Full nameSabrina Greenlee
Date of birthApril 1st, 1970 
Age53 years old as of 2023
Place of birthSouth Carolina
Current residentUnknown
Hair ColorHair Color
Eye ColorBrown
ProfessionMotivational Speaker and Social Worker
Famous asDeAndre Hopkins’ mother
SpouseHarris Steve Hopkins
SiblingsTerry Smith
Children DeAndre Hopkins, Marcus Greenlee, Kesha Smith, Shanterria Cobb
Net worthUnknown


Sabrina Greenlee was born on April 1 1970 in South Carolina. Sabrina is a single mother who has four children: DeAndre Hopkins, Marcus Greenlee, Kesha Smith, and Shanterria Cobb. She became famous for being the mother of DeAndre Rashaun Hopkins, an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. She is a strong mother who is near to Hopkins’ heart and can be seen cheering her son on with joy during the games.

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Sabrina Greenlee is 53 years old as of 2023.

What does Sabrina Greenlee do?

Sabrina Greenlee had to work two jobs because she was parenting four children on her own. She was a low-level employee making minimum wage at an automotive facility.

She’d be an exotic dancer in a bar when the darkness took over. Unfortunately, Sabrina was also the victim of an acid attack, which left her blind.

Sabrina is the President and Founder of S.M.O.O.O.T.H., Inc., a non-profit organization that helps victims of domestic violence.

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DeAndre Hopkins’s Career

DeAndre Hopkins was born on June 6, 1992, in Clemson, South Carolina, U.S. He is an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He attended Clemson University and was drafted in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. Hopkins has five Pro Bowl appearances and has been named to five All-Pro teams. He also played for the Arizona Cardinals.

His siblings are all active in sports. Macuss’ mother’s uncle, Terry Smith played wide receiver at Clemson and went undrafted before having a brief professional career.

Hopkins attended D. W. Daniel High School in Central, South Carolina, where he participated in football, basketball, and track and field for the Lions athletic teams. During his high school football career, Hopkins had 57 receptions for 1,266 yards and 18 touchdowns on offense, 28 interceptions, and five scores on defense.

He attended Clemson’s pro day on March 7, 2013. At the conclusion of the predraft process, NFL draft analysts and scouts predicted Hopkins to be a first- or second-round choice. He was ranked third among wide receiver prospects by NFL.com draft expert Josh Norris, fourth among wide receivers by Sports Illustrated, and fifth among wide receivers by NFLDraftScout.com and NFL analyst Mike Mayock.

Hopkins made his NFL debut in the Texans’ season-opening 31-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers. The Texans were behind 28-7 at one point in the game. Hopkins had five receptions for 55 yards.

Hopkins came back as a starting wide receiver opposite Andre Johnson to begin the 2014 season under new head coach Bill O’Brien. Hopkins was firmly entrenched as the team’s top receiver to begin the 2015 season after veteran Andre Johnson left the Texans in free agency to join the Indianapolis Colts.

Hopkins announced on July 30, 2016, that he was holding out for a new contract, but he did not report to training camp. Hopkins was fined $6,076 on September 15, 2016, for wearing inappropriate cleats with his shoes, which were identified as Kanye West’s Yeezy 350 Boosts.

On August 31, 2017, Hopkins and the Houston Texans agreed to a five-year, $81 million contract, including $49 million in guaranteed compensation and a $7.5 million signing bonus.

At the end of the 2019 season, Hopkins had 104 receptions for 1,165 yards and seven receiving touchdowns. His teammates ranked him eighth on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020 list.

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DeAndre Hopkins’s Mom Relationship

Sabrina Greenlee is not currently in a relationship. She had previously been in four other abusive relationships, all of which ended in divorce. Unfortunately, every man she developed affection for did not know how to treat a woman.

Sabrina has a total of four children from her relationship. The children are DeAndre Hopkins, Marcus Greenlee, Kesha Smith, and Shanteria Cobb.

Despite being legally blind, Sabrina worked tirelessly to ensure that all her four children received a good education.

How did Sabrina meet her husband, Harris Steve Hopkins?

Sabrina Greenlee met Harris Steve Hopkins in 1989. Harris was 22 at the time, while she was 19.

The couple gave birth to DeAndre Hopkins on June 6, 1992, in Central South Carolina. But Andre was not Sabrina’s only child.

Sabrina had two children from her previous relationship before marrying Harris: Kesha Smith and Marcus Greenlee.

Sabrina met Steve Hopkins, a nice, loving, and caring man, for the first time in her life, but happiness was not written to remain long in her face.

Sabrina’s husband, Steve, died in a vehicle accident when Hopkins was five months old, leaving him to his mother to raise him and his three siblings.

The incident happened in November 1992, when DeAndre’s parents were driving back to their home in Georgia after spending time in Atlanta with other family members.

Fortunately, Sabrina did not sustain any serious injuries, but Steve Hopkins died eight days later after the accident.


 Sabrina has four children, DeAndre Hopkins, Kesha Smith, Marcus Greenlee, and Shanteria Cobb.

The youngest of her children, Santeria Cobb, was born in 1998. She is now a basketball player attending and playing for Texas Southern University.

Kesha Smith received her bachelor’s degree from Southern Wesleyan University. She is now employed with the Houston Wildcats of the Independent Women’s Football League. She works for them as a slot receiver and also as a basketball trainer on the side.

Marcus Greenlee is the first child of Sabrina. He also played high school football and basketball before enrolling at Georgia Military College.

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What happened to DeAndre Hopkins’s mom, Sabrina Greenlee?

Sabrina Greenlee had a boiling concoction thrown on her face by the woman she caught with her boyfriend, who was cheating on her in July 2002. The attack resulted in the skin rapidly peeling off her neck, face, and back and left her blind. Her partner picked her up, put her in his car, and drove her to a local petrol station.

Sabrina Greenlee was brought to the hospital by ambulance and then airlifted to Augusta, Georgia, where she underwent skin graft surgery on her face and was placed in a medically induced coma for three weeks. More than 17% of Greenlee’s torso was destroyed by fire, and her face was skin-grafted, resulting in full blindness, according to ghbase.com.

She had entirely lost track of her life and wanted to end it all after suffering injuries, but she pulled herself up, understanding that her child’s life had yet to develop. Because of this tragedy, she was unable to provide the life she desired for her children, so Hopkins’ uncle took responsibility and assisted them throughout.

DeAndre Hopkins’ Mom After Acid Attack

Even though she can no longer see her son, she continues to attend his sports because she understands that her vision has nothing to do with her attendance. Her presence at his games provides sufficient moral support.

DeAndre Hopkins’ mother is now a professional motivational speaker who inspires domestic violence survivors and women in general. She is a famous person who is frequently commended for her amazing struggle and unwavering determination to raise her four children. She attends many occasions with her NFL star son and flaunts her looks in front of the press.

Her abuser was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of assault and battery with the intent to kill. She has been imprisoned since 2003.

Sabrina Greenlee before the acid attack

Sabrina Greenlee after the acid attack and surgery

What is Sabrina not worth

Sabrina’s estimated net worth is unknown. However, her son DeAndre Hopkins has a net worth of $40 million.

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