Donovan Journey  | Mill Creek High School | RB | 2022

Twitter: @DJourney2022

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

A: Freshmen year i played running back and we had an undefeated season. Sophomore season we also had an undefeated season. No offers yet


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

A: My biggest accomplishment was to help my teammates make it to the quarterfinals in the playoffs. 


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 most important thing that i have learned is football is not an individual sport it requires you to depend on your teammates and be a team player.


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

A: My main accomplishment during quarantine was to stay in good shape and gain weight. 


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: I would choose to major in sports medicine. If football doesn’t work out i would like to be a sports doctor.


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

A: They would say I was quiet person that likes to get his work done on and off the field and that I can be about all business but i also know how to have fun.


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

A: My most memorable moment was my first varsity touchdown.


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

A: My biggest challenge was having to run against the 1st varsity defense in practice. I just had to build my confidence and run hard.


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

A: Eric Dickerson because he is more of a downhill runner like me.


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

A: Maintaining a positive attitude during hard times. I give 150%-200% on and off the field. I feel I have a lot to give to whoever decides to offer me a scholarship.


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

A: No not yet I’m not mentoring or doing charity right now because of the virus but we have given out hawk cards to give back to the community


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

A: I’m training with a trainer. I do not have goal in mind just yet. I just want to have fun, meet new ballplayers & coaches also learn new things to help me on & off the field.


Q: What would be your ultimate achievement? 

A: My ultimate achievement is to pass on what I have learned from playing football to other people to make them better regardless of my outcome.


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

A: I enjoy playing basketball. I also run track


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

A: My Dad


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

A: I can dance