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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jonas Scott, LB/DB, Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Jonas Scott
Jonas Scott the hybrid linebacker/defensive back from Southwestern Assemblies of God University recently sat down w/ NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
  • Name: Jonas Scott
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 205
  • Position: LB/DB
  • College: Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU)
  • Twitter: @jscott_11

What is the best restaurant in your hometown city?

• Straight from Philly

When breaking down your film what will stick out?

• Effort how I fight to make every play

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

• A home I want to lay down a foundation for my future family

What has been your biggest failure?

• Losing my drive during the time of injuries

What do your teammates say is your best quality?

• Being there for them when they need me.

Who is the hardest working teammate on your team?

• Malik Golden

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?

• When I was younger my nickname was hitstick.

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

• My degree is in communications and I want to be an influence to people who might share the same dreams as me through every platform possible. 

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What is your coolest life moment?

• I like celebrating things with the people closest to me so my coolest life moment is when the whole family gets together and we have a good time.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

• Lukas Graham – 7yrs

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

• Chadwick Boseman because of how he played Jackie Robinson in the movie 42

Who is your favorite football team?

•Dallas Cowboys

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

• Beware he likes to talk a lot

What is your biggest fear?

• Failure

Who is the most underrated player in the NFL?

• I don’t think Buda Baker gets enough love 

Take us through game day, How do you prepare?

• I make sure I eat properly, go over film to double-check what I learned throughout the week and I find some time to listen to music and relax

Do you have any hobbies?

• I love photography and reading/writing poetry

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

• Tyrann Mathieu and Earl Thomas I love the energy and heart they put into the game. Every Sunday you see the passion in their play and desire to be great.

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

• I would have to say my parents taught me to work hard and follow my dreams and to stay true to who I am.

What motivates you to work hard?

• My desire for a better life and dream of living my life different than what I mostly saw growing up. The family I want to have one day drives me. Knowing that my life can inspire somebody one day also drives me.

Damond Talbot

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