Jalen Hoffman | Lake Braddock Secondary School | TE/S | 2023

Twitter: @siimplyjalennInstagram: @jalen.hoffman

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

A: I’m going into my sophomore year and my freshman year my team did well going 8-1. 

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

A: I have zero offers 

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

A: Going to states for baseball

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: I’ve learned to give it by all everytime out on the field

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

A: FOcusing on improving my speed, agility and higher lift max.

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 major in engineering 

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

A: I play everything like it’s my last and continue to work hard everyday.

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

A: Haven’t seen the field much last year but, making a couple of tackles last year

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

A: my biggest challenge would be trying to keep my grades at a certain average. I achieved a 3.5 GPA my freshman year

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

A:I would compare myself to Kyle Rudolph at Tight End 

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

A: My biggest Strength is my explosiveness and reaction to plays happening and they should consider me for my size, speed, and overall playmaking ability. 

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

A: I umpired little league games (AA level) and am actively looking to become more involved in my community.

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

A: My goals would be to sub 5 second 40 time and overall give it my best effort.

Q: What would be your ultimate achievement? 

A:Going D1 after my highschool career is over.

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

A: I play baseball also.

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

A: My parents are always helping me become better and better everyday.

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

A: I rather spend my days sleeping than going out and party.