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
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.