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Born: January 12, 1994 – Riga, Latvia
2022: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: Global
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Karlis was selected in round one (3rd overall) by the Lions in the 2022 Global Draft.
2021-2022: Karlis, the 6’4’’ 270-pound defensive line played for the Wrocław Panthers, based in Poland of the European League of Football (ELF).
2021: Karlis was on the Wieliczka Dragons, based in Poland.
2019: Karlis played in the German Football League for the Hildesheim Invaders.
2018: A defensive line for the Cologne Crocodiles in the German Football League.
2017: Played for the Kotka Eagles in the Finnish Football League Division II and the Belgrade Blue Dragons in the Serbian Football League Division I.
Listed as a defensive line and experienced at tight end, football has taken Karlis all over the world from Serbia, Finland, Germany, Poland and recently to North America where he showed off his athletic abilities in front of CFL and NFL scouts. While pursuing his football dream, Karlis is a working graphic web designer, and has worked as a real estate consultant and cabin crew for SmartLynx Airlines and many more.