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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Andrew Henry, RB, University of Louisiana-Monroe

Andrew Henry the former standout JUCO running back recently transferred to the University of Louisiana-Monroe, and we sat down with him at NFL Draft Diamonds.

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft? 

I can play wide receiver just as good as I play running back and I can return kicks …. my story is crazy and I was blessed with the chance to show the world God is real so I’m going to show the world a blessing

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

I started playing football at 6

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

I’m a loving caring person great to have in any locker room never one to look at teammates success and envy I see others do great and I’m happy because now I know I can do it too

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?

Foster care I was in foster care for 2 years from 6-8 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

I was blessed with my gift so I can tell my story so live will get hard but I was made to get through it and tell people with God all things are possible 

Who was your childhood hero?

My mom got me everything when we had nothing

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

Ky Halton, Defensive Back

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Not understand what a blessing is and always beeing upset or sad 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?

I was a foster care kid, I was the number 3 running back in hs tore my ACL first game of my last season in hs all offers were pulled had to go juco and being homeless for a little In high school and a little kid

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?   

Because I get to build my own legacy and my own story from the ground up it means a little more

What is your favorite snack food? 

Fruit snacks

What is the best part of football? 

What type of person it made me

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

I came from nothing so no one ever gave me anything but I promised myself my family years and years after I die will have everything.

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

  1. Cam Akers
  2. Alvin Kamara

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

  1. Kanye West 
  2. Obama 
  3. Barry Sanders 

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