Ja’Ree Pitt, RB, Elizabeth Metropolis State College

Ja'Ree Pitt the standout running back from Elizabeth City State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot
Ja’Ree Pitt the standout running back from Elizabeth City State University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot

  • Name: Ja’Ree Pitt
  • Position: Running Back
  • College: Elizabeth City State University 
  • Height: 5’9
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Twitter: @JaRee_21
  • Instagram: @jareepitt

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2023 NFL Draft?

My ability to play my role and never quit, always willing to make something out of nothing 


At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?

6 years old

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

I’m a hard worker and I will always play my role

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?

I would donate to stop gun violence

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Learn to adapt and not conform in life; don’t listen to the crowd

Who was your childhood hero?

The Hulk

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school?

Jaylan Jones (Meatball)

What is your biggest pet peeve?

People being wishy washy 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome?

The hardest moment I’ve overcame in life was the death of my little brother 

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

ECSU is a great school because it is the land of opportunity, it is special to me because ECSU gave me the opportunity to play the game I love

What is your favorite snack food?

Chicken Wings

What is the best part of football?

How it compares to life and how it feels like I’m in my own world

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say?

I am the player that will always play there by being where I am supposed to be and when I’m supposed to be there 

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be?

Frank Gore

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?

Frank Gore because I like his style and his mindset, Chadwick Boseman because of the dynamic person he was, Denzel Washington because of his knowledge and maturity.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at [email protected]

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