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Haiti’s Pierre Desir Selected By Cleveland Browns in NFL Draft


Haiti native Pierre Desir was selected by the Cleveland Browns in last week’s National Football League player draft.

Desir, who was born in Port-au-Prince, most recently attended Lindenwood University.

A 6’1” cornerback, he was chosen by the Browns in the fourth round as the 127th overall pick in the draft.

Desir is the latest in a growing trend of Haitian-born and Haitian-American players in the NFL.

In a statement on social media, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe congratulated Desir on his selection. via Caribbean Journal

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