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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jaytlin Askew, DB, Georgia Tech

Jaytlin Askew the athletic defensive back and special teamer from Georgia Tech recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jaytlin Askew
  • Position: DB, KR
  • College: Georgia Tech
  • Height: 5’9″
  • Weight: 181
  • Twitter: @4skeww_

Right now, people are not talking about you the way I feel they should. Do you feel you are an underdog?

  • Yes, I feel like I am an undiscovered diamond. Once I’m on a team, it won’t take long for teams to see my value.

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

  • I have some of the highest intelligence. I am naturally gifted athletically and have an unrivaled work ethic that will continue to carry me into the league. My character is my best trait and would represent anyone and any organization well.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

  • I would donate for youth financial literacy. I believe young adults are not taught everything they need to know to succeed financially in life and I want to help contribute to their improvement.

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • My father was my childhood hero. He constantly worked as hard as he could every day just to provide for his family. He kept us afloat and I will always admire him for that

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

  • Jaylon King 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • Being late to anything

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • The hardest moment in life for me isn’t just one occasion. It’s my constant failures that I had to live with throughout my life. Coming up short in things that I really wanted to win. Learning how to continue pushing through and not being held back by my loses.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

  • My school is one of the best academic institutions in the world. It teaches you how to succeed in the corporate world. It’s special to me because I am a kid from Atlanta. My dream school when I was a kid was Georgia Tech and I was fortunate enough to attend such a prestigious institution. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Snickers

The NFL Draft is quickly approaching, If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

  • I am a player that can help you sleep great at night. You will not have to worry about me not working hard, not watching film, not preparing myself for the next day or getting in trouble that can embarrass the organization that I am representing.

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

  • Kenny Moore III

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

  • Kobe, Sean Taylor, and Drake


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