Who Is Troy Fautanu’s Girlfriend? Everything You Need To Know About Carys Zayda

Troy Fautanu is expected to be one of the first offensive linemen picked in the 2024 NFL Draft. Meet his girlfriend, Carys Zayda.

Former Washington offensive lineman Troy Fautanu should be hearing his name called early in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft.

When that happens, he’ll be alongside his girlfriend, Carys Zayda. Here is everything you need to know about Zayda and her relationship with Fautanu.

Does Troy Fautanu Have a Girlfriend?

One of the best offensive linemen in the 2024 NFL Draft is Fautanu, who’s able to play both tackle and guard. He was the 2023 Morris Trophy winner, which is awarded to the best offensive lineman in the Pac-12.

Additionally, he was First-Team All-Pac-12 and was a part of the offensive line that won the Joe Moore Award.

However, before all of his success that will lead him to becoming an NFL draft pick, he met his girlfriend Zayda back in high school.

A Look at Troy Fautanu’s Relationship Timeline

Fautanu attended Liberty High School, where he likely met Zayda. According to a post on Fautanu’s Instagram, the two have been together for five years, dating back to Aug. 8, 2018.

“Grateful to have you by my side these past 5 years,” said Fautanu in his post. “I wouldn’t want it to be anybody else.”

Zayda’s earliest post referencing Fautanu dates back to Oct. 14, 2018, when the two went to the school’s homecoming together in what was Fautanu’s senior year of high school. Zayda is 21 years old, born in early June 2002, according to an Instagram story.


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According to her Instagram, Zayda lives in Las Vegas and attends Nevada State University in Henderson, Nev., as a nursing student.

For Fautanu, he was a four-star prospect out of high school, according to 247Sports, and committed to the University of Washington in late 2018.

Fautanu graduated from Washington in 2023, having spent four years in Seattle. He finished his fifth season in the fall and has since been training for the NFL Draft.

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