- Name: Nijul Canada
- Position: Defense Back
- College: Lane College
- Height: 6’1
- Weight: 195
- Twitter: Jackboy32
- Instagram: Richmindednijul
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2022 NFL Draft?
- Humble, consistent, my IQ and work ethic.
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
- 9 years old
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
- I’m a game changer and I bring positive energy.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
What is the best advice you have ever received?
- “If it was easy everybody would be doing it”
Who was your childhood hero?
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
- My corner back
What is your biggest pet peeve?
- Making things harder than what it is supposed to be
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
- Transferring from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to Lane College. (Option1)Then, 2-3 months later having to get sent home for Covid’19(Option2) Then, 2-3 months later not having a football season due to Covid’19.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
- At Lane College it is never a bad day to be a dragon, so every day I think like a dragon and spread my wings and fly high.
What is your favorite snack food?
What is the best part of football?
- Learning, communication skills, the grind, and trusting each other.
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
- I’m just a sponge that will soak up all the great things that come with the game
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
- I don’t think the NFL has seen my type of caliber.
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
- My mother, father and grandmother and tell them thank you for never giving up on me and that I appreciate every thing they have and still do for me.