JoJo Natson – Wide Receiver –Senior – Akron
Alex Khvatov: Describe your overall experience at the 2017 Tropical Bowl.
JoJo Natson: It’s been a good experience. A lot of people from different schools and different areas. It’s always good to see new competition. You just have to go out there and compete.
Alex Khvatov: What did you want to show NFL teams at this all-star game?
JoJo Natson: The goal was to compete. I talked to NFL teams, and they wanted me to compete. I feel like that is what I did. I wanted to show my speed, quickness and make plays.
Alex Khvatov: What are your strengths?
JoJo Natson: The biggest thing for me is making plays. I can turn a short pass into a big play. It is the biggest attribute that I bring to the field.
Alex Khvatov: What areas of your game are you trying to improve upon?
JoJo Natson: There is always room for improvement in every area of the game. My technique and some small things I need to work on.
Alex Khvatov: What is the highlight of your career up to this point?
JoJo Natson: My senior season at Akron. I had my biggest season. I transferred fromUtah State. I feel like I had a lot to prove this year. I did just that.
Alex Khvatov: You got dismissed from Utah State. What happened with that situation?
JoJo Natson: I made a couple of bad decisions. I was young minded at the time. I took things for granted. When I got dismissed ,it helped me grow as a person. Won’t take things for granted. Everything happens for a reason. I am just blessed to be in position I am in right now.
Alex Khvatov: You are originally from Florida. What is it like to come home?
JoJo Natson: Home is always good especially when you come from Ohio where it’s cold. Beautiful sun and beautiful beaches.
Alex Khvatov: What were your measurements at the TropicalBowl?
JoJo Natson: They got me at 5’7, 160.
Alex Khvatov: What is your 40 time?
JoJo Natson: I am a 4.2 guy. That is my goal for pro day. I got to live up to it.
Alex Khvatov: Your full name is Bruce. Where did you get your nickname JoJo?
JoJo Natson: It is a name I grew up with. My daddy’s name is JoJo. I became littleJoJo. It is a childhood name I grew up with. It is funny because no one called me by my real name.
Alex Khvatov: Finish the sentence, JoJo Natson is….
JoJo Natson: That guy.