It's been a couple years since I've interviewed any of my adult athlete friends, and I wanted to pick a few more to talk to and ask them what they love about the game and why they still choose to compete at that level!
NAME: DJ JACKSON
TEAM: MIDWEST RAMPAGE
POSITION: WIDE RECEIVER
What's your favorite pro and/or college team?
NY Giants and LSU
What NFL player do you think you most play like?
Me personally, I feel like I play like Odell Beckham Jr.
What's your favorite sport that's not football?
Soccer - I won my first ever championship in soccer.
When did you first start playing football?
I first started playing football at the age 10 after Hurricane Katrina’s in 2005 when I moved to Birmingham, Al. Then I moved around and played for different little league teams until I was older enough to play middle school football in the 8th grade
Why do you still play?
I still play because of the brotherhood and I love the sport. I love the process of getting prepared for a game and I love the support you get from the fans and families.
What are your goals for this year?
My goal for this year is to finish the season undefeated while winning a championship
What's your favorite Rampage memory?
My favorite memory is when me and Aaden do our handshake on the sideline and I throw him up lol fr that’s bomb.
I asked some of DJ's teammates to describe his play. Here's what they came up with: