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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Kalon Beverly, CB, UTEP

Kalon Beverly of UTEP is a BIG TIME playmaker who I love

• Name: Kalon Beverly

• Height:  6010

• Weight: 194

• Position: CB

• College: UTEP

• Twitter: @KSherm25

Tell us about your hometown, and what you love most about it?

• I’m from New Orleans, Louisiana and I love the food and Mardi Gras and its a fast city.

List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?

• Strength and conditioning, Practice then film

What do you worry about, and why?

• Don’t really have worries.

Give me an example of when you failed at something. How did you react and how did you overcome failure?

• I wasn’t playing good one game and After that game I always stayed after practice work on what I felt like i needed to work on and just stayed mentally strong.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• I’m aggressive and fast

Who is the best player you have ever played against in college?

• Best college player I played against is Baker Mayfield 

What would your career be if you couldn’t play football? 

• Digital Media Production I want to be a filmmaker some day or edit for sports teams.

Room, desk and car – which do you clean first?

• Most definitely my Room.

If there was a disaster and you could either save three strangers or one family member, which would you choose and why?

• I would have to save my family first. They’ve been with me through the toughest times.

If you could be any television or movie character, who would you be and why?

• Black Panther because he’s a leader and has speed and agility. 

Tell me about your biggest adversity in life and how you’ve dealt with or overcome it?

• I would say the fact that I didn’t start until my senior year of high school and was constantly doubted. I just kept my head down and kept working I knew hard work eventually pays off.

What is your most embarrassing moment?

• Most embarrassing moment was when I slipped and fell in the cafeteria in elementary school.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

• My pick 6 my freshman year very first home game.

What song best describes your work ethic?

• Scared of the dark Lil Wayne

What is the most important trait you can have (Physical or Non-Physical) to help you succeed at the next level? 

• Tough, smart, and dependable

If you could bring one person back from the dead for one day, who would it be and why?

• My grandmother because she is the reason why I am playing sports.

If you were to open a dance club, what would you name it? 

• Black Pearl

Who is the most overrated player in the NFL? 

• I don’t find anyone overrated in the NFL.

Would you rather be liked or respected, and why?

• Respected because you can be liked but not respected respect is earned.

What player who had his career derailed by off-field issues do you feel for the most and why?

• Josh Gordon because he’s a great player but off the field issues is stopping him from being Great.

Do you love to win, or hate to lose?

• Hate to Lose.

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

•My mother because without her I wouldn’t have a roof over my head. I wouldn’t make it no where near this far without her.

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