- Name: Giovanni Kizer
- Position: Defensive End
- College: Davenport University
- Height: 6’4 1/2
- Weight: 265
- Twitter: @shakaazulu_
- Instagram: @shakaazulu_
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2022 NFL Draft?
- I’m very versatile with my moves, you never know what move I will do next, it keeps the OL on their toes. I always find myself near the ball in every play & I make big plays when needed.
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
- 9 years old. I seen my friends from school playing it outside, asked to join them and I fell in love ever since.
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
- I’m dedicated, ambitious & most important I’m very coachable. I will leave everything out there on the field in order for our team to win.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
- Breast Cancer Awareness Cause. I chose this because my grandmother is a survivor of it 2x & I feel that more money should be donated there to help more of our people fight this cause.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
- To never be a follower & always be a leader. I was raised to lead others by example to show them the benefits of doing things right.
Who was your childhood hero?
- My childhood heroes were my parents.
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
- My mans Blake Daniels. He a 6’6 QB, solid frame & can sling the ball.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
- Being able to overcome self-doubt. Being afraid of failure was always a big thing for me, but now I know that failure is a big part of learning.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
- We all get along well with eachother & we want to win.
What is your favorite snack food?
- Watermelon with yogurt on top.
What is the best part of football?
- Being able to build bonds that never break.
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
- I won’t quit until I win.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
- Michael Strahan
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
- Reggie White, Aaron Donald & Michael Strahan. They could give me the sauce on how I could elevate my game to the next level.