Alfonzo J. Iglesias | Westlake High School | RB/LB | 2021

Twitter: @King_Fonzo26Instagram: @kingfonzo5

Q: Tell us about your high school career and what the recruiting process has been like thus far. 

A: My high school career has been great. I am getting better every day with the help of my coaches and teammates. Also the recruiting process has been a great experience. I’ve been reaching out to coaches every chance I get. 


Q: When did you receive your first offer and what school was it from? How many offers have you received thus far? 

A: I haven’t received any offers yet. I’m hopping to receive one soon.


Q: What would you consider to be your biggest accomplishment in your sports career so far?

A: As of right now my biggest accomplishment has been a starter on varsity my junior year.


Q: What do you consider to be one of the more important things you learned from the coaching staff while playing at your school?

A: The one thing I learned is do not stop fighting until the game is over.


Q: What have you learned during this unique time in 2020? What did you focus on or accomplish during Quarantine?

A: I have learned that anything can happen at any sudden moment. I have been focusing on keeping my body prepared and improving my craft.


Q: If you could play in college, what would you choose to major in? What are your plans if football doesn’t work out?

A: When I go into college I will be majoring in Business. If football does not work out, I will also go to culinary school to become a Chef.


Q: What would your current teammates say about you and your qualities?

A: I am a hard-working player and a good leader on the field.


Q: What has been one of the most memorable plays of your career so far?

A: My most memorable plays would have to be my first tackle and first carry on varsity.


Q: What has been your biggest challenge and how do you manage it?

A: My biggest challenge is some people say I’m too small to play and doubt my ability to run the ball. I overcome by proving that my size doesn’t matter and that I can do what other running backs can and cannot do.


Q: If you could compare yourself to a collegiate or pro athlete, who would that be and why?

A: I would compare myself to Saquon Barkley or LaDainian Tomlinson, because they have the ability to be a shifty back and a power when needed.


Q: What is your biggest strength and why should college coaches & scouts consider you?

A: My biggest strengths are my ability to adapt to any kind a scheme an offense runs and also my ability to be patient for everything to develop in a play.


Q: Are you involved in mentoring, a charity or do you “give back”/”pay it forward” in your community?

A: No I am not involved but I have looked for ways to give back to my community by volunteering at the local animal shelter once they accept openings again.


Q: How are you preparing for the 2020 High School National Scouting Combine and what are your goals for the combine?

A: I am preparing for the combine by doing speed agility drills and working on the drills that will be done at the combine.


Q: What would be your ultimate achievement? 

A: My ultimate achievement would be making to the NFL and having an amazing career


Q: What do you enjoy doing when not playing football? Do you play other sports? 

A: I enjoy being around family and friends, I love to cook, and I like to game


Q: Who is or has been the most influential person in your life? 

A: The most influential person that has been in my life has been my Mom


Q: What is something unique about you that people would find interesting?

A: That I have a kind heart and willing to help others.