Jaelan Phillips (born May 28, 1999) is an American football linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA for two seasons before medically retiring after the 2018 season due to sustaining several concussions and other injuries.Jaelan Phillips went on to study music production at the Los Angeles City College before transferring to the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami in 2019, where he also made a return to football as a player for the Miami Hurricanes. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.