- Name: Keonte Hampton
- Position: OLB
- College: Jackson State University
- Height: 6’2
- Weight: 220
- Twitter: @Hamp3200
- Instagram: @keonte_hampton40
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2022 NFL Draft?
- I possess many qualities that makes me consider myself a top prospect:● Speed / High Motor ● Adaptability ● Mentally and Physically Tough ● Ability to Zone In● Ability to see things before they happen ● Giving the best version of myself every time i step on the field ● Being Coachable
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
- 12 years old
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
- My work ethic is impeccable
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
- I Would donate to “Project HOPE” This organization provides medical supplies and care to communities in crisis.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
- “Never let anyone tell you what you can and can’t do”
Who was your childhood hero?
- My Mother
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
- Cam’Ron Silmon
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Overcoming adversity is what defines character. What was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
- The hardest thing for me was balancing school and being a student athlete.
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
- I have learned so much from Jackson State University. The university is special to me because this was the ONLY school that offered me coming out of high school. I was able to experience so much and expand my football career.
What is your favorite snack food?
- Fruit Gushers
What is the best part of football?
- To knock the opponent’s head off
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say
- “ I have the desired skills and competence to deliver the expectations of myself at all times”
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
- Darius Leonard
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
- Sean Taylor, Lebron James, Jeff Bezos