NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jawad Chisholm, WR, Western Connecticut State University
What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Wide Receiver/Kick Returner
Where do you play college football?
Western Connecticut State University
Where are you from?
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model is my mom; she is one of the strongest women I know. She bends over backwards for me and has been through a lot in life but always found a way to get through and I admire her for that.
Who was your favorite teacher?
My 3rd grade teacher Mr. Foster
Did you play any other sports growing up?
I did karate and boxing growing up
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
QB Casey Cochran went off to UConn to play but concussions ended his career.
Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Lucas DeSouza, can play any skill position on offense
What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?
Crime Mob- Knuck if you Buck
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
Doug Baldwin, Why? Because he runs good routes and has good hands. He knows how to work the inside slot position very well, he just finds a way to always get open.
What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?
One of the biggest obstacles I had to overcome in my life was my parents separating I was around 8 or 9 years old and I was heartbroken by it. My older brother and sister who lived with me at the time helped me get through it; they help take care of me.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Always make a prayer before I leave the locker room and make another one right before kickoff.
What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?
My Jr. Year the first game of the season at home it was about 50 seconds left in the game and we were down by 4 and I caught an 81 yard touchdown to win the game.
What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?
There was a kid who was a huge Patriot and Tom Brady fan just like me and I gave him my new never worn Tom Brady Jersey on his Birthday whose parents couldn’t afford one at the time. Of course it was really big on him but he enjoyed it.
Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
Tom Brady, Will Smith, Malcolm X