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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jonathan Alexander, DB, UNC Charlotte

Jonathan Alexander the play-making safety from UNC Charlotte recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Justin Berendzen
Jonathan Alexander the play-making safety from UNC Charlotte recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds scout Justin Berendzen
  • Name: Jonathan Alexander
  • Position: DB
  • College: UNC Charlotte
  • Height: 6’3″
  • Weight: 212 lbs
  • Twitter: @CatchaplayJ
  • Instagram: @

What are your favorite moments from your football life?

Some of my favorite moments in football are my pick six vs FIU because it sealed the game. Another one of my favorites would be my blocked punt vs TCU, because it shifted the momentum our way and we never looked back.

How are you training for the draft?

I’m training for the draft by preparing mentally way more than training physically. I’m a 6’3 210 pound safety I know I have all the talent to compliment my physicality I feel a part of my game I can improve is my mental game.

What type of energy do you bring onto the football field?

I bring a forceful energy not only to the football field but anywhere I am. Everyone feels when I come in the room and stadium I’m just a playmaking and positive person.

If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

One person I would want to hang out with would be Brent Grimes just to pick his brain about his journey and grow from his mistakes.

What sets you apart from other defensive backs?

Some things that set me apart is obviously my height and weight but also my hustle and dedication to the game.

What do you think are the keys to success on the football field?

Some keys to success on the field would be preparation, confidence and patience.

How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?

One way I handle challenges that come my way is by having faith that no matter what happens I give glory to GOD and show gratitude towards every obstacle.

What are you hoping to achieve as a football player going forward?

Some things I hope to achieve are greatness and legacy.

What should we know about Jonathan Alexander the person?

One thing people should know about Jonathan Alexander is that he’s special.

What would a team get in a player like you?

A team will get a captain, a hard worker and a relentless overachiever.

What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

One thing that helped me decide this is what I want to do is GOD, I believe he speaks in dreams as well as through life situations and he’s made it very clear I’m here for a purpose bigger than myself.

What do you love about the game of football?

One thing I love about the game of football is the opportunity it presents. It has allowed me to go places I wouldn’t be able to if it wasn’t for this great game.

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