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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jadarius Horton, CB, Valparaiso University

Jadarius Horton the strong and physical cornerback from Valparaiso University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jadarius Horton
  • Position: Cornerback
  • College: Valparaiso University
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 170
  • Twitter: Jd_horton99

What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft? 

  • My ability to be versatile, knowing the game and having a dependable work ethic.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

  • I was eight years old at the time.

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

  • I am Very competitive, and I can face any challenges put in front of me.

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

  • The American Cancer Society

What is the best advice you have ever received?

  • Dreams remain dreams until you take action, without action then an idea is just a dream.

Who was your childhood hero?

  • My Grandparents

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

  • Joshua Becton

What is your biggest pet peeve?

  • Someone who isn’t Truthful; a deceiver making someone believe something other than the truth

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

  • I watched a close friend of mine pass in front of me, at a young age.

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

  • Going to a school, further away from home helps me focus better, The campus is distraction free

What is your favorite snack food?

  • Life Savers Gummies

What is the best part of football?

  • Traveling, meeting new people, and having fun. Playing the game that I love.

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?

  • I believe in myself and I am strong enough to face all challenges.

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

  • Jaycee Horn; Panthers

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

  1. Tupac, Because He was one of the most Influential artists in his time. He addressed many social issues through his music. He is a symbol of Activism.
  2. Jeff Bezos, Because he is an American Entrepreneur who created a multi-billion dollar business out of his garage and is now one of the wealthiest men in history.
  3. Floyd Mayweather, because he’s a hard working athlete,  I could learn alot from him.


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