Jonathan Celestin has been ballin out on the DC Defenders roster, and the former Minnesota Gophers linebacker sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds writer Justin Berendzen for this amazing interview. With the XFL kicked off, we wanted to start a segment to showcase some XFL prospects so the fans of the league can get some inside information on these prospects! You can follow Jonathan on Twitter: @JonCelestin
What do you want Defenders fans to think of you?
I’m a player who gives it everything he has every time I step on the field. I will do whatever it takes for the team to be successful.
What is your favorite snack?
My favorite snack is Cheez-it.
What is your favorite XFL rule?
The 25 second play clock. This rule keeps the game moving fast.
What is your goal for this season and beyond?
For this season , the goal is to attack each week one by one. The goal is to become better every week and win each week one at a time. Beyond this season I hope to get back in the NFL.
What is your dream car?
My dream car is a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat.
If you could live anywhere in the world where and why?
A house on the beach in California. I could walk out and walk to the beach everyday. Seeing the sun rise and set on the water is beautiful.
What is your favorite movie?
My favorite movie is Avengers Endgame.
Who is the most interesting Defenders teammate and why?
Jameer Thurman, he is a funny guy off the field
Who is your favorite musical artist?
Favorite artist is J.Cole
If you were on an island could only have 3 things which 3 things would you have?
A knife, tent and fishnet
Who is your favorite Superhero?
If you were an animal which animal would you be and why?
I would be a Dog. Dogs are people best friend. I have one and he brings joy all the time.