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Draft Diamonds Free Agent Interview: Isiah Perkins, Cornerback

Isiah Perkins
Free Agent cornerback Isiah Perkins recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds. Check out his interview.

Hello, I am @jrberendzen on Twitter and this is one of my free agent interviews where I ask very deserving free agents questions about the players themselves and about what a team would get in these players. All of these players should get picked up by NFL and CFL teams and get a shot at being a career football player. So I hope you all read this interview with Isiah Perkins. Make sure you follow him on Twitter @perkparadise

1.What have been your favorite moments of your football life?
  • I would say traveling with my team. There’s nothing like road trips with my teammates and going to different places I’ve never been to before.

2.What is your favorite dessert?

  • Brownies with Vanilla Ice cream!

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

  • My mindset is to compete at all times.

4.If you were on an island and could only have three things which three things would you have?

  • I would say my phone, food and water.

5.If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

  • I would say Deion Sanders because of how he changed the culture of the game.

6. What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?

  • I want to be a consistent contributor to a team.

7.What is your nickname or if you don’t have a nickname what would you make up as your nickname?

  • People call me Perk.

8.What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

  • My dad played college football so it inspired me to play from a young age.

9.If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

  • I would say The Marathon, just because of the journey I’ve had with the game.

10.What would a team get in a player like you?

  • They would get a versatile player who can play any position in the defensive backfield. I think my versatility as a DB and even on special teams can help at the next level. I would say my overall football IQ as well.

11.What has been your biggest challenge in life?

  • I would say this recent year getting exposure for the next level…obviously, because of COVID-19, a lot has been canceled so I would say now more than ever you have to stay ready for any opportunity.

12.If you were an animal which animal would you be and why?

  • I would be a Lion because they lead from the front and take command.

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