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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jalen Spencer, CB, West Florida

What is your name?

My Name is Jalen Spencer Sr

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 200lb

What is your position?

CB/FS

Where do you play college football?

University of South Florida/ University of West Florida

Where are you from?

Pensacola, Florida

Who is your role model, and why?

My role Model is my Grandfather Cleo Spencer because he is the perfect example of what a man should be. Always worked hard to take care of us, and raised us to be respectful.

Who was your favorite teacher?

My favorite teacher of all time is Mrs.Rickman, my 5th-grade teacher

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I actually didn’t start playing football until I was in the 8th grade, my favorite sport to this day is basketball. l also played baseball as a kid

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

The toughest player I ever played against was Stefon Diggs when he was at Maryland.

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

The most underrated player on my team would be Marvin Conley our FS, he is a baller.

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

The one song that would fire me up before the biggest game of my life would be “To whom it may concern” by Ace Hood

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

I would compare my playing style to Aqib Talib because we are both big corners who are physical with great coverage ability.

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

The biggest obstacle I had to overcome in my life was my injuries at the University of South Florida. It was tough and I felt like football wasn’t for me at times but God made away. It took a lot of praying and hard work to overcome those situations, but by the grace of God, I did.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

My pre-game ritual would be I write my grandmothers favorite Bible verse Philippians 4:13 on a piece of paper and put them into my cleats and say a pray to talk to her before every game.

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My most memorable play of my college career would be My interception versus FAMU because it was my first collegiate interception.

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

The coolest thing I ever did for someone off the field would be going back to my elementary school and spend the day with the students. The smiles on their faces were priceless, they just enjoyed being a college athlete and I wouldn’t have traded that day for anything else in the world.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Favorite NFL team Growing up was the Falcons, I was a Micheal Vick fan.

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

I would have dinner with my Grandmother, Lebron James, and any NFL GM

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