The fiancee of deceased former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is pregnant.
Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez announced the news via Instagram on Tuesday.
“Many of you have had speculated that I may be expecting another miracle which is very accurate, I wanted to take time and process and post when I was ready to. I wanted to have a moment for myself alone with my daughter,” Jenkins captioned a photo of herself clad in a lace dress cupping her burgeoning baby bump.
“We are beyond excited about the new addition and chapter we will soon begin.”
Jenkins and the former New England Patriots tight-end have a young daughter. It is unknown if Hernandez is the father of this baby.
Jenkins’ pregnancy announcement comes 13 months after Hernandez committed suicide in his prison cell. The standout athlete — who was doing a life sentence for the murder of his friend Odin Lloyd — was found alongside an open Bible.
Hernandez’s death stunned the NFL world and those close to him. Hernandez gave no indication that he was suicidal, and was described as being jovial in his last days.
Following his death, it was revealed that Hernandez struggled with his sexuality. A report by Newsweek stated Hernandez killed Lloyd to prevent from revealing to Jenkins that he was bisexual. Jenkins’ sister, Shaneah was dating Lloyd at the time.
Mail Online spoke to Hernandez’s gay lover who revealed that Hernandez left gifts for him and a suicide note. Jenkins has refuted those claims.