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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: JJ Jones, WR, West Georgia

Q: What is your name?

A: JaNardreon Jones but prefers JJ

Q: What is your height/weight

A: 5’10 and 175 pounds

Q: Where are you from

A: Macon Mississippi

Q: What college do you play for

A: West Georgia

Q: Who is your biggest role model and why

A:  My father, He’s the biggest reason why I strive to be the best I can be because he’s always mentoring me through out life with his knowledge and ambition towards the game of football and helping me become a better man each and everyday on and off the field.

Q: Who do you try and mold your game after

A: DeSean Jackson and Antonio Brown.

Q: Who was the toughest player you lined up against

A: Former teammate Marcus Sayles

Q: What is your go to song to fire you up on game day

A: I don’t have one particular song. I like to listen to numerous songs that gets me fired up.

Q: What is one obstacle you had to face and how did you overcome it

A: Breaking my leg on the first play of the first game of 2016. While sitting out it helped me appreciate the game more and made me a much more humble individual because I realized what you love can be taken away in a instant.

Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals

A: Hot tube, stretching, running a couple laps up and down the field, working on my catching, route running, and going through the play sheet before the game.

Q: What was your favorite team growing up

A: Dallas Cowboys

Q: What was the coolest thing you have done off the field

A: I talked with high school athletes in my community on life and the expectations of an college athlete

Q: What is the most memorable play of your college career

A: My first career touchdown as a walk on at Itawamba Community College. I caught a slant route for about 15 yards, I was so shocked he threw me the ball I did not know whether to celebrate or not after scoring.

This interview was conducted by Cody Ladue. Follow him on Twitter!!

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