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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Donnavan Spencer, RB, Western Carolina University

Donnavan Spencer
Western Carolina University running back Donnavan Spencer is a shifty and quick back that recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds Owner.
  • Name: Donnavan Spencer 
  • Height: 5110
  • Weight: 195
  • Position: Running Back
  • College: Western Carolina University
  • Twitter: @Donnavan___5

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city? 

• The best restaurant in Charlotte NC, Mr. Charles chicken and fish.

When breaking down your film what will stick out? 

• The things that would stick out is my ability to be a home run hitter and make guys miss in open space. 

If you won the lotto, what is the first thing you would do with the money? 

• If I won the lotto I will give 10% to the church then invest in my own business. 

What has been your biggest failure? 

• My biggest failure not being able to win a state champion high school.

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• My teammates say I’m great leader and dependable no matter the circumstances. Also one of the funniest.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• I have two it’s DJ Thorpe and Daquan patten, they push me to become better each day! 

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• Everybody calls me Donnie for short of Donnavan

What is your degree in, if you do not make it as a football player, what is your dream job? 

•  I will be graduating with a degree in criminal justice with a minor in psychology. If I don’t make it I plan to get a federal agent job. 

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What is your coolest life moment? 

• My coolest life moment is when I bought my first for myself. 

What song would you sing at Karaoke night? 

• I would sing My girl by the temptations

If you could pick any actor to play you in a movie, who are you picking? 

• I would play Denzel Washington 

Who is your favorite football team? 

• LA Chargers are my favorite football team But I can always go with the home-team Carolina panthers.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

• Caution! 

What is your biggest fear? 

• Not being successful and depending on somebody else to do my job.

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL? 

• Darryton Evans running back for Tennessee Titans 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare? 

•  Before every game I listen to gospel music to calm my mind, when I warm up I will listen to old school rap. Also, put my phone on do not disturb so my music doesn’t cut off. 

Do you have any hobbies? 

•  I like to play basketball or play cards in my spare time. 

If you had to compare yourself to someone in the NFL, who would that be? 

• I can see myself being an Austin Ekeler with great speed. 

Who has been the biggest influence on your life and explain why?

• My biggest influencer is definitely my pops, he encourages me to better each day and tells me to be the best me every day! 

What motivates you to work hard?

• The things that motivate me are seeing where I came from which was rough and seeing where I know I can get too! It’s all a process but I know my plan is going in the right direction.

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