CJ Jennings | Adams State | Defensive Back
Q: Tell us about your college career and what the recruiting process was like. Why did you choose adams state (list your school)?
A: I had some minor set backs in my recruiting process, I picked Adams because I believed in what coach Rose believed in, they helped push me for athletic and academics. They were honest from the start and the visit felt like home
Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?
A: My football IQ has grown. I have been able to play different positions each year and adjust and make plays.
Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at adams state ( list your school)?
A: That the best 11 will play. My effort will separate me from others. If I dont play on hard special teams, it limits my chances on the field
Q: What was your major and what are your plans if football doesn’t work out?
A: Exercise Science, I will master in Sports management then become and athletic director/Head Football coach
Q: What would your current/past teammates say about you and your qualities?
A: That i am a confident and vocal leader. I push myself and others around me to our limits
Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career at any level?
A: Getting my first collegiate interception, which set us up for the game winning TD
Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?
A: Playing a new position. I worked after practice with my coaches. I fell “in love” with whatever position was set for me
Q: If you could compare yourself to a pro athlete, who would that be and why?
A: David Moore. He came from a d2 that I played against. He pushed himself and showed that talent will always be recognized
Q: What is your biggest strength that you bring to a professional team and why should pro scouts consider you?
A: My effort and attitude. I work hard to be the best and do my job at 100%. My high football IQ helps me make plays and pick up new positions/plays.
Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community?
A: I have helped coach feeder teams. These are teams that would feed into my former high school. I also helped with the freshman. I coached the 3rd and 4th string players and helped the develop
Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 National Scouting Combine and what are your goals?
A: I am constantly working out and working on my 40. I am working on shredding body fat and putting on more muscle. My goals are to give my best and to put some of the highest numbers in each category.
Q: What would be your ultimate achievement
A: To be a key player on an NFL defense and special teams. Being a house hold name and inspiration
Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football?
A: I love fishing and playing madden. I love to come up with new plays as an “OC”
Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life?
A: My dad. He has worked constantly and pushed himself to be the best Navy recruiter and had won chief and recruiter of the year multiple times