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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Krishaon Jackson, DB, Newberry College

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Krishaon Jackson the playmaking defensive back from Newberry College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Krishaon Jackson
  • Height: 6010
  • Weight: 205
  • Position: Defensive Back
  • College: Newberry College

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Nigels Soul Food

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Physicality 

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

• Put the earnings in the bank and sit on it for a while 

What has been your biggest failure?

• Not utilizing my potential at an early age

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Physical 

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Keto Jordan

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• K9

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

• Kinesiology, Coaching 

What is your coolest life moment?

• My senior year of high school

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What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Love Calls – Kem 

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

• Denzel Washington 

Who is your favorite football team?

• NY Giants

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

• “Don’t Play With Me”

What is your biggest fear?

• Death

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• DeVante Parker

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• My gameday preparation is simple: I make sure I have all my accessories before I get to the locker room. Once I get to the locker room I go get taped and then sit and listen to music or talk to a few of my teammates. Once its close to time to hit the field of warm up I get my pads and jersey situated and lock in until it’s time to go to work. 

Do you have any hobbies?

• DJ and Barber 

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

• Xavier Rhodes

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

• My Grandfather due to him guiding me all my life to go down the right paths and teaching me the small valuable lessons about life.

What motivates you to work hard?

• My demeanor and my family 

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