Courtesy of: Forbes

Dean Muhtadi

Dean Muhtadi, better known by his ring name Mojo Rawley, is a Syrian Palestinian American professional wrestler, actor, and former professional football player.

He was born on July 17th, 1986 in Alexandria, Virginia, and he is of Palestinian and Syrian descent. Mojo played Division III college football at Christopher Newport University, moving on to play for the University of Maryland, where he earned a scholarship. Mojo then signed with the Green Bay Packers and later the Arizona Cardinals. While playing for the Cardinals, Mojo sustained an injury and decided to join the WWE after his recovery. 

Before his rise to fame, Mojo received his Bachelor of Finance degree from the University of Maryland.

Throughout his career, Mojo has won the WWE 24/7 Championship 7 times, and PWI ranked him as #111 out of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017.


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