- Name: Dante’ Beard
- Position: WR
- College: Livingstone College
- Height: 6’2
- Weight: 200
- Twitter: dee_beard_5
- Instagram: __deebeard
What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2022 NFL Draft?
My ability to catch the ball and move as quick for my size.
At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
6 years old
What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?
My work ethic to be the best at everything I do is outstanding.
If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
I would donate towards taking care of the homeless.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
“No matter how long it takes to reach success just keep going. There’s a lot of routes to take using a GPS. Focus on yours and move at your own speed.”
Who was your childhood hero?
Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Seeing kind hearted people being mistreated by others
Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?
Losing my brother to violence in December 2019
Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?
Livingstone played in the first ever HBCU college football game against Johnson C. Smith University. It is special because this place is where I overcame majority of my adversity.
What is your favorite snack food?
What is the best part of football?
The bonds you build with your teammates and hearing the crowd scream.
If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?
Overall I am a complete package of what an athlete is defined to be with great character, work ethic, and a tremendous personality.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?
My brother Jabrie, Recardell “CJ” Sheppard, and Young Dolph. CJ and Jabrie are my brothers that I lost too soon and Young Dolph is one of my favorite artists I never will or had the chance to meet.