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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jordan Benavides, RB, Missouri Baptist University

Jordan Benavides, Missouri Baptist University
Jordan Benavides the speedy and versatile running back from Missouri Baptist recently took some time out of his busy schedule to sit down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name:  Jordan Benavides 
  • Height: 5’10 
  • Weight: 205
  • Position: RB 
  • College: Missouri Baptist University 
  • Twitter: @Air_JordanXXII

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Marnell’s 

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• Speed, Illusiveness, Diversity, and vision will stand out. You will also see my ability to create and the passion I play with.

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

• Donate towards my community to promote growth and positivity. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

•  Not networking more in school 

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My leadership 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Isaiah King 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Bobby Football

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

• Liberal Arts, my goal is to be a community leader and invest in businesses and properties.

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What is your coolest life moment? 

• Being an usher in the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• Lil Wayne – Kobe Bryant 

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

• Denziel Washington 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• Chiefs

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

• Stay Woke 

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not completing what I started 

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• James Conner

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

• Eat fresh fruit and drink water. Go in a place I can meditate and center myself before battle. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

• Drawing, Photography, and Creating 

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

  • My Father, he has walked through the storm with me,

What motivates you to work hard?

  • Wanting to do and be the best in everything I do in order to bring glory to God. I want to provide for my family. 

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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