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Recruit Spotlight: RB/LB Jestin Kelly, Port Allen High School, Class of 2013

By Al Prieto

November 23, 2012


LAFM: How is the season going thus far?​​​​​​

Jestin Kelly
Jestin Kelly

This year went great for me , I believe it was the best season of my career so far.


LAFM: Who were you most looking forward to play this year and how did you do?

I was looking forward to play Brusly the most and I had 20 tackles, 14 solo and 107 yards on 10 carries.


LAFM: Current height and weight?

5’11 1/2 and 225 pounds


LAFM: Do you consider yourself a quick guy or a fast guy?



LAFM: 40-yard dash time?



LAFM: Who is your football idol and why?

Monte ball would be my football idol if I had to choose. People compared me to him. He has a great story behind him leading up to starting at Wisconsin , I am almost the same size as him and we wear the same number, which is 28.


LAFM: How old were you when you started playing and where?

5 years old, I played for the La Vipers. We were undefeated champs in the Cajun league in Baton Rouge, LA.


LAFM: Did anybody in your family play either college or pro ball?

My brother played for Mississippi College


LAFM: Top 3 favorite colleges and why?

LSU, I always wanted to play there. Wisconsin , I really like the university and Auburn is also one of my favorites.


LAFM: Did you go to any camps this past summer? Which ones and how were they?

ULL camp , it was a struggle for me there because I pulled my hamstring the week before. Louisiana Tech camp was a great camp for me at linebacker. Houston cougars was also a good camp for me. ULM was a good performance camp for me on both sides of the ball & I had a great running back camp for Southern University.


LAFM: If football doesn’t work out, what do you see yourself doing? Have you thought of a major?

Being a coach, Sports Medicine


LAFM: What positions are you being recruited for? Which is your favorite position?

Running back & line backer, I like them both.

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