Mayfield was born on April 14, 1995 in Austin Texas, to James and Gina Mayfield, the second of two sons. James, a private equity consultant, encountered financial difficulties during his younger son's senior year in high school. These struggles forced the Mayfields to sell their family home and move from rental home to rental home.
Mayfield was drafted by the Browns first overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. In his first NFL appearance, Mayfield led Cleveland to their first win in 19 games, ending a 635-day winless streak. He threw 27 touchdowns in his 13 starts for the Browns in 2018, breaking the rookie-season passing-TD record previously held by Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, who both threw 26 touchdowns.
The Cleveland Browns selected Mayfield with the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Mayfield signed a four-year rookie contract with the Browns on July 24, 2018, with the deal worth $32.68 million in guaranteed salary.
Mayfield went to Lake Travis High School and was a quarterback on the school team.
Coming to his parents, Mayfield was born to father James Mayfield and mother Gina Mayfield. He has an elder brother, named Matt Mayfield.
His father was a private equity consultant. Moreover, James Mayfield, Baker’s father, played football for the University of Houston.
Talking about his education, Mayfield attended the Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas.
Height : 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters)
Weight : 98 Kg (215 lbs)