- Moved to America from Jamaica when he was close to 11 years old, where was raised by his single mother in the Rogers Park section of Chicago, IL.
- In 2018, was selected as the Bobb McKittrick Award winner, which is given annually to the 49ers offensive lineman who best represents the courage, intensity and sacrifice displayed by the longtime offensive line coach, during his 21 years of service to the 49ers. The award was established by the 49ers in 1999, and is voted on by the offensive line.
- Was on the track & field team in high school where he participated in both the discus and shot put competitions.
- Named Academic All-ACC all four years of his college career at Duke (2011-14).
Awards & Honors
- 2018: Bobb McKittrick Award
No Preseason, No Problem: Nick Bosa and Laken Tomlinson Credited for Helping Trent Williams Prepare for Week 1
Perfecting his craft against one of the youngest and well-respected edge rushers in the league has been a valuable benefit. The same goes for Williams' neighboring O-lineman who has aided in his adjustment to the 49ers.
2020 Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line
In the fifth installment of the 49ers position-by-position breakdown, 49ers.com is taking a look at the 49ers new-look offensive line and the looming battle at right guard.
Morning Report: Kyle Shanahan's Best Head Coaching Traits According to Richard Sherman, NFL Offensive and Defensive Line Rankings
Richard Sherman discusses Kyle Shanahan's most valuable traits as a head coach, how media stack up the 49ers offensive and defensive lines compared to the rest of the NFL.
Stability and 'Continuity' Are Assets for 49ers Amid Unorthodox Offseason
Fred Warner and Laken Tomlinson hope familiarity and roster stability can be an advantage for the 49ers in a season full of unknowns.
Five Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV
Kittle vs. Mathieu, Tartt vs. Kelce and other matchups to watch in the Super Bowl matchup between San Francisco and Kansas City.
Five Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Packers in the NFC Championship
Staley vs. Smith, Kittle vs. Martinez and other matchups to watch in the NFC Title game between San Francisco and Green Bay.
Five Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Seahawks for the NFC West Title
Kittle vs. Wagner, Warner vs. Wilson and other matchups to watch in the Week 17 divisional contest between San Francisco and Seattle.
5 Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Cardinals in Week 11
Here are five key matchups that could decide the 49ers and Cardinals second contest of the season.
5 Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Bengals
Here are five key matchups that could decide the 49ers Week 2 clash against the Bengals.
Who the 49ers Will Be Rooting for During March Madness
The 2019 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament is back and members of the San Francisco 49ers are ready to root for their respective Alma Maters.
4 Takeaways from John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan as the 49ers Embark on 2019 Offseason
Looking at the top notes from Lynch and Shanahan's year-end presser.
49ers Announce 2018 Team Award Recipients
A look at all of the recipients for the franchise's annual awards.
5 49ers Who Impressed in Week 16 According to Pro Football Focus
Second-year players George Kittle and Solomon Thomas headline the 49ers standouts against the Bears in Week 16.
6 49ers Who Impressed in Week 10 According to Pro Football Focus
The 49ers offensive line put up their second-straight standout performance in primetime.
5 Updates from Kyle Shanahan at the NFL's Annual Meetings
Shanahan provided notes on the 49ers offensive line, Marquise Goodwin and Jerick McKinnon from the annual NFL meetings.
Fann Mail: An Early Projection for the 49ers Draft Strategy
Answering your questions on how free agency has affected the 49ers approach to the 2018 NFL Draft.
Where Jerick McKinnon and Weston Richburg Fit in Kyle Shanahan's Offense
A look at the 49ers vision for McKinnon and Richburg in 2018 and beyond.
Offseason Q&A with 49ers RB Matt Breida
You asked, Breida answered. Get to know the 49ers running back in this fan Q&A.
49ers Players Dominate PFF's Week 17 'Team of the Week'
Six members of the 49ers were named to PFF's "Team of the Week" following their Week 17 win over the Rams.
49ers Snap Count: Week 2 at Seattle
The 49ers have a new left guard, DeForest Buckner continues to play a high percentage of snaps and Jimmie Ward returns.
Four Downs: Top Storylines When 49ers Visit the Seahawks
Bold predictions and narratives ahead of the 49ers Week 2 divisional matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
Fann Mail: Examining 49ers Potential Lineup Changes
The San Francisco 49ers will hope to have reinforcements for this weekend's road game against the Seattle Seahawks.
4 Updates from 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan: Sept. 12
Shanahan has had time to review the film and he shared his assessment of the 49ers Week 1 performance.
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Laken Tomlinson Reviews Nick Mullens' Routine and Preparation
Tomlinson called Nick Mullens a "very routine-oriented guy," sharing his observations of the quarterback's weekly preparation and discussed his excitement to see Emmanuel Sanders on the field in New Orleans.
Laken Tomlinson Calls Primetime Win vs. Rams 'Very Satisfying'
Tomlinson reviewed the O-line's emphasis to contain Aaron Donald and the Rams defensive line and evaluated the 49ers run game.
Laken Tomlinson: Javon Kinlaw is 'Going to Be a Monster Out There'
Tomlinson discussed what he's seen from the 49ers 14th-overall draft pick, reviewed the team's COVID protocols and praised Jimmy Garoppolo and Raheem Mostert's leadership and work ethic.
Laken Tomlinson Reviews 49ers Offensive Performance in Training Camp Practices
Tomlinson said the 49ers offense is "on the same page" and evaluated rookies Javon Kinlaw and Colton McKivitz.
Laken Tomlinson: Trent Williams is 'Amazing for our Offense'
Tomlinson discussed the addition of Trent Williams to the 49ers offensive line and said he's "excited" to see Jerick McKinnon in 2020.
Behind the Scenes at the 49ers 2020 Media Day
Take a behind the scenes look at the 49ers socially distanced media day.
Laken Tomlinson Previews Changes to the 49ers Offensive Line
Tomlinson discussed the benefits of adding an established veteran like Trent Williams to the offensive line and shared his favorite memories of Joe Staley.
Week 14 - 49ers vs. Saints | NFL Game Pass
Relive the 2019 Week 14 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints with this full game replay brought to you by NFL Game Pass.
Jetting Around Super Bowl Opening Night with Jerick McKinnon
What was your favorite moment of the season? What's the running back room like? Jerick McKinnon caught up with members of the 49ers and various reporters to ask the hard-hitting questions at Super Bowl LIV Opening Night.
Baldy's Breakdowns: The 49ers Rushing Attack in the NFC Championship
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger analyzes the 49ers record-breaking rushing performance in their win against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game.
49ers Best Offensive Plays of 2019
Watch the best plays from Jimmy Garoppolo and Co. during the 2019 regular season.
Winners of the West: 49ers Best Sideline Moments in Seattle
Go on the 49ers sideline with Kwon Alexander, George Kittle, Jimmy Garoppolo and the rest of the team during the Week 17 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
49ers Players and Their Families Make a Special Thanksgiving Dinner at Martha's Kitchen
The 49ers teamed up with Martha's Kitchen to serve a Thanksgiving dinner to those in need.
49ers Live: Laken Tomlinson Talks Muddy Matchup in Washington and Previews Week 8
Keiana Martin and Laken Tomlinson recapped the team's victory over the Redskins, broke down a few pivotal plays from Washington and previewed the Week 8 matchup against the Carolina Panthers.
49ers Defense Named 'Yahoo Fantasy Performer of the Week' after Shutout in Washington
Laken Tomlinson and Keiana Martin broke down 49ers defensive performance against the Redskins in Week 7.
ORIG3N DNA of a Play: Laken Tomlinson Breaks Down the Offense's Big Plays from Week 7
Laken Tomlinson analyzed the explosive plays by the 49ers offense and the team celebration in this week's ORIG3N DNA of a Play.
49ers Host Crucial Catch Fashion Show presented by Dignity Health at Levi's® Stadium
The 49ers held a fashion show featuring guests representing all cancers who have either battled or are currently battling cancer as they modeled apparel donated by Levi's® alongside 49ers players.