Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect DJ Charles, DB, Campbell University -

Meet 2023 NFL Draft Prospect DJ Charles, DB, Campbell University

DJ Charles the versatile defensive back from Campbell University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot

  • Name: DJ Charles
  • Position: S/Nickel
  • College: Campbell University
  • Height: 5’10
  • Weight: 200
  • Twitter: @D_Charles03
  • Instagram: Nolimitthree

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

I’m able to play anywhere in the secondary, I am a good tackler, have ball hawk skills, and technical/understand concepts. 

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

Started playing football at the age of 6. 

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

Very humble, always like to learn and get better everyday. 

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

Any type of cancer charity. My Mom died from liver cancer back in 2012 from that. So I definitely would like to help impact and donate to anybody who’s dealt with that. 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

Life goes on don’t live in the past because something always will happen and how can you overcome the obstacle. 

Who was your childhood hero? 


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

Austin Hite- Dorian Jones, Josh Mcneely, and Josh Johnson. 

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

Lazy people!

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

Losing my Mother and Brother at a younger age. 

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

Campbell is a PWI very small school out in the country of Buies Creek, North Carolina. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

Pretzel and Sour patch watermelon 

What is the best part of football? 

Being around all types of people that came from different environments. 

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

My name DJ.Charles I graduated in Sports Management I’m currently getting my 2nd degree in Sports Communications. Always like to learn, I feel like you can never stop learning as you go.

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

Tyrann Mathieu/Budda Baker

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

Lebron James made me start watching basketball, always been my favorite basketball player. Sean Taylor the reason I always wanted to play Safety. Djimon Honsou we have the same first name in common. 

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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