Justus Tavai: 2023 Pro Prospect Interview

Name: Justus Tavai
School: San Diego State
Position: DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 290

Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season? 

Accomplished a dream come true to finish my collegiate career with my younger brother Jonah on the football field making big plays and to be the first in my family to accomplish a Masters degree.

Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?

They would say I am a leader and a hard working guy that loves his family teammates and the game of football.

Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?

When trying to improve I look at my get off and movements since our defense runs a lot of moving schemes. I see how long it takes for me to get off blocks and make plays.

Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position? 

I hustle to the ball and make plays wherever they need me.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

Train with my siblings and compete. All my siblings play football in all divisions so we love to get after it.

Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?

I bring quickness and strength and knowledge to the table. Wherever they need me I am experienced and adaptable to learn any of the positions they need me at.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?

I just need any opportunity to show the talents God gave me and what I bring to the table.