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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jordan Johnson, WR, Guilford College

Jordan Johnson the athlete from Guilford College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Jordan Johnson the athlete from Guilford College recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jordan Johnson
  • Position:  WR/RB
  • College: Guilford College 
  • Height: 5’6
  • Weight: 165
  • Twitter: Jkentrell14 
  • Instagram: Jkentrell14 

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

  •  My work ethic for the most part. I might be undersized but my quickness and speed, strength makes up for it. A lot of Athletes won’t play special teams but I will. 

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

  • 3 years old 

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

  • That I’m a hard worker. Very confident. My home is the weight room and the film room. I find ways to get better every day and work on my craft. There’s always room for improvement. Another thing about me is that I will never quit on something I want to pursue. 

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

  • I would donate to the homeless shelter so they can have the proper care people deserve a second chance. 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

  • From my father and my basketball coach Iusha Benjamin “don’t give up on your dreams” 

Who was your childhood hero?

  • Wolverine

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

  •  Joey Strong, he can Carry that rock just need a chance. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Being ignored when credit is due

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

  • The hardest moment of my life was not getting a chance to show my ability for 3 years at shaw university 

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

  • Guilford has a good IT program and it’s special to me because Guilford has brought me more family to bond with. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Obey sunflower seeds 

What is the best part of football? 

  • Winning 

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

  • Hard work beats talent 

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

  • Jamison Crowder 

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

  •  Russell Westbrook, Steve Smith, Jakeem Grant. I’ve all got something in common with them starting with Jakeem Grant, a player that is undersized and made it to the NFL. I want to pick his brain. Russell Westbrook has that drive for the game just like me and Steve smith another player in my opinion top 20 all-time receivers that was undersized that did not let anybody bully him he did the bullying. 

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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