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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jeremaih Mensah, OL, Wittenberg University

Jeremaih Mensah the versatile offensive lineman from Wittenberg University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
Jeremaih Mensah the versatile offensive lineman from Wittenberg University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Jeremaih Mensah
  • Position: Right Guard
  • College: Wittenberg University
  • Height: 6’3
  • Weight: 315
  • Twitter: Jeremaih_mensah
  • Instagram: big_239_

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

What makes me a top prospect is 1. I’m physical and play with a chip on my shoulder. 2. I love and understand my position and what my position brings. 3. I’m a prospect that is coming in wanting to get better and is willing to do whatever it takes to be the best.

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

I was first interested a the age of 6 years old when watching my uncle play arena football.

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

That I’m coachable and always have a open mind on perfecting my game.

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

I would donate to a Big Brother program because if it wasn’t for me having older male role models in my life I probably wouldn’t have thought about playing football.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

“It’s not how you act in the current situation, it’s how you respond after”

Who was your childhood hero?

My mom

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

My wide receiver Gene Nobles, He’s a dawg.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Sneezing with your mouth open

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

At the age of 16 I watched my mother die in front of me.

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

At Wittenberg we have the largest indoor facility in division 3 football. That makes that special to me because it’s a place like no other and its a place I like t go to clear my head.

What is your favorite snack food?

Chocolate pretzel.

What is the best part of football?

The preparation, just training during off-season, pre-season and during season. What you go through to play the most violent game to man, its amazing.

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

Trust God, and when an opportunity comes take it and show everyone who you are.

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

Larry Allen, because I’m a big guy who plays physical and with an attitude that loves hitting people.

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

First I would eat dinner with my Mom just to hug her and tell her all the things I’m accomplishing. 2. Bernie Mac because I love his comedy and ask him what did he do to make him the best. 3. Paul Walker because I’m a huge fan and would ask him what made him fall in love with acting and what made him hooked to the Fast N Furious series.

Damond Talbot

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