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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Dezmon Jackson, WR, East Central

What is your name?

Dezmon Jackson

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 / 194

What is your position? 

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football?

I played at East Central University

Where are you from? 

Dallas, Tx

Who is your role model, and why?

My grandmother, she showed me the definition of being a strong individual without the help of others

Who was your favorite teacher?

My favorite teacher was my 11th grade math teacher Mrs. Solias and my 12th grade English teacher Mrs. Richards

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I played basketball and ran track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Not to be cocky or anything but I’ve never noticed a tough player I ever faced

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

My whole team was underrated

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Meek Mill – Cold Hearted

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

You could consider me as a possession catcher who will for sure get you that long first down but at times will do more than that without the fastest speed. So you could compare me to Jarvis Landry.

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Graduating college, I was motivated to graduate college when my grandmother died my senior year of high school and being the first to graduate college in my Family was a big motivation.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I sit in the locker room with my earphones on and a towel over my head to get my mind right. Also early the morning of game day I’ll watch a little film in my bed before I get up.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Most memorable play of my college career will be when me and David Moore of the Seahawks ran a double post and we were both in the area of the pass. We both went for the ball and David ran into both players and the ball so happen to fall in my hands for a TD.

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

I have a habit of giving homeless people money when I see them holding up signs on the side of the rode

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Cowboys

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

My grandmother, Lebron James and Meek Mill

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