"When you come from where I come from, stuff like this is a pipe dream that only a few are able to accomplish," Byard wrote in the post.
Byard has said he faced tough times during his upbringing.
His parents got divorced when he was 14, which led to a move from Philadelphia to Atlanta with his mother, three brothers and two sisters.
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When you come from where I come from, stuff like this is a pipe dream that only a few are able to accomplish. I hate that we couldn't be there but I'm more happy that everything worked itself out. I love you mom and enjoy your new forever home! ❤️ Big thanks to my realtor for getting the job done over these past few difficult months!
He and his older brother had to rush home from high school to help take care of their younger siblings while their mother was working two jobs to make ends meet.
Byard turned to athletics and earned a scholarship to play football at Middle Tennessee State. The Titans selected him in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft. No player has more interceptions (17) than Byard since 2016.
Byard signed a five-year, $70.5 million contract extension with the Titans last summer.