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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Justin Smith, WR, Norfolk State University

Justin Smith Norfolk State
Norfolk State wide receiver Justin Smith recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot. Check out his interview!
  • Name: Justin Smith
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 185
  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • College: Norfolk State University
  • Twitter: @justoo_

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

  • McCleans or Mama J’s

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

  • My ability to win 1 on 1 jump balls.

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money?

  • Invest it, buy a house.

What has been your biggest failure?

  • Not winning a championship in college, (yet).

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

  • Unselfishness

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

  • Tremayne Talbert

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

  • Justo, but coaches call me Smoove.

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job?

  • Finance, My dream job is being a financial advisor, helping professional athletes take care of their money.

What is your coolest life moment?

  • Probably winning the State Title. Twice.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

  • Drake – Keep the Family Close

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking?

  • Will Smith

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Who is your favorite football team?

  • Philadelphia Eagles

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

  • Silent, but Deadly.

What is your biggest fear?

  • Disappointing God, then my family.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

  • WR position Devante Parker/Courtland Sutton. Overall Danielle Hunter/Joe Haden.

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

  • Wake up, pray, pre-game meal, take a quick nap trying to see myself make plays, listen to music while I’m working out on the field, pray again, then its kickoff.

Do you have any hobbies?

  • PlayStation

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be?

  • Prime AJ Green

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

  • My father. He grinded all his life so that me and my sister could have the opportunity to be successful off rip and not have to work our way up like he had to. And he helps people for a living.

What motivates you to work hard?

  • God. Knowing that he gave me my special skills and abilities, I have to work as hard as possible to showcase them and to let people know about Him from my platform.

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