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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Demetrius Johnson, DB, Saint Augustine University

Demetrius Johnson the versatile defensive back/rover for Saint Augustine University recently sat down with NFL Draft DIamonds

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

  • My size and speed on the field to get to the ball anywhere on the field and that I have an eye for the ball. I’m just a all-around ballplayer 

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

  • At the age 5 that’s when i started playing 

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

  • I’m a hard worker and a great team player 

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

  • Wild Animal Initiative

What is the best advice you have ever received?

  • Every day is a new beginning 

Who was your childhood hero?

  • My big brother Marlon 

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

  •  Garry Bright, Darrius Casey Joseph Harris, Tiaseer Rambert 

What is your biggest pet peeve?

  • Loud chewing

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

  • The hardest moment in my life I had to overcome was when I had to stop going to school for a year-half but I bounced back.

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

  • Something special about my school is the fact that they give everybody a chance to get an education and a second chance. This school gave me a chance to get back on the field and chase my dream

What is your favorite snack food?

  • Skittles the purple bag 

What is the best part of football?

  • You are in an environment that you can be yourself and just have fun 

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

  • Hardworking, punctual, committed, and dedicated to the task at hand 

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

  • Kam Chancellor

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

  • Kevin Hart, Sean Taylor, Jeff Bezos
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