Davonte Jest: 2020 Pro Prospect Interview
Name: Davonte Jest
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
Some goals I set for myself this year was to be a leader in a young defensive line room, and to just give my brothers my all every time we step on that field together and I knew the accolades would follow as long as I gave it my all every game.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
Fun, energetic, and reliable I’m always there when something needs to be done.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
I focus on the tendencies of the lineman when it’s a run or wether it’s a pass. I like to see if when they are about to pull it they give it away by rocking or maybe leaning forward too much. And what moves did they struggle with the week before or previous weeks before just little things like that makes the game much easier when you know what your opponent is about to do before they even move.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
My relentless drive, my will and want to get there and to be the best, My IQ and my quickness.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
Grinding everyday until I get that call while also helping take care of my family as much as I can.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
On the field I’m gone bring you a BEAST and untamed assassin looking for his next hire doing whatever work my team needs me to do at that time with no hesitation. Off the field I will bring the love to our community and our fans I am a people person and can interact with just about anyone.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL/CFL or any other pro leagues?
I would be thrilled to play for any great organization All I need is a chance to show the world what I’m made of so you can take that chance and pick me up or you can regret it later once we play.