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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jonathan Jones, LB, Mississippi College

Mississippi College linebacker Jonathan Jones recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jonathan Jones
  • Position: LB 
  • College: Mississippi College 
  • Height: 6”1
  • Weight: 226
  • Twitter: @Jjxfactor33
  • Instagram: @33_jonathanjones

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

Can play any linebacker position, Have a High IQ, Lateral Quickness, Motor, 

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

6 yrs old 

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

True Character, Very Humble, Leader, And Team Player 

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

The lebonheur foundation 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Ladarius Webb always tells me “ separate  yourself from the rest because there is somebody better than you but it’s gone come down to who wants it more .”

Who was your childhood hero?

Ray Lewis 

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

Joshua Miller 

What is your biggest pet peeve?

When someone I’m playing with is not showing effort and hustling.

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

Dealing with my Mom having cancer in high school my senior year. It was a hard transition for me to hear the news when she broke it to me but it allowed me to realize life is too short and you gotta give it your all because it could be your last day!

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

Mississippi College is a good college to be at because they develop your character into a better person allowing you to grow. It also allows you to connect and have a better relationship with God.

What is your favorite snack food?

Cookies and Cream 

What is the best part of football? 

The enjoyment of the game and the opportunities that it creates for you. It’s no better feeling in the world to strap up them pads and lace them cleats.

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

I am a underdog and I’m not gone stop until I be on top and get what I want.

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

Luke Kuechly 

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

Ray Lewis, Denzel Washington, and Chadwick Bozeman 

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