Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
The Recruiting Guy:
Get to know Arkansas safety target Jaylon White
Little Rock Parkview safety Jaylon White became the 12th in-state prospect to receive a scholarship from the Razorbacks in the 2022 class on June 8.
He made an unofficial visit to Fayetteville on Tuesday. White has other offers from Baylor, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Oregon State, Louisville, Kansas State, Utah, SMU, Tulane, Marshall and more.
He recorded 59 tackles, 5 tackle for loss, 2 recovered fumbles, 2 interceptions, 8 pass breakups, 1 blocked punt and had 2 rushing touchdowns as a junior.
School/City: Parkview, Little Rock
Weight: 210 pounds
Bench max: 295 pounds
Squat max: 465 pounds
Number of years playing football: 14
School or schools that intrigued me other than Arkansas: Ole Miss, Louisville, Kansas State, Oklahoma State
I plan to major in: Business
I'm happiest when I: Am on the field
My mom is always on me to do: She really doesn’t have to stay on me, she just supports whatever I do
Favorite NFL player: Current is Isaiah Simmons, and past is Kam Chancellor
Favorite music: R&B, old school, rap
Must-watch TV show: Martin
How would you spend $1 million: I wouldn’t spend it
What superpower would you choose if given the option: Telekinesis
My two pet peeves are: People who give no effort and laziness
Favorite uniform color/combo: White on white
Favorite animal and why: Dogs. I really don’t know, I just love them.
My hidden talent is: I’m a comedian. I make people laugh.
Your favorite fast food chain and why: Wendy’s because their burgers are good
I will never ever eat: Sushi
Favorite junk food: Honey Buns
My favorite sweet tooth craving is: Ice cream, any flavor
Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: Turtle
My dream date is: Jennifer Hudson
I'm terrified of: Roller coasters
Hobbies: Working out/lifting weights, and I’m always listening to music and playing Madden
The one thing I could not live without is: My family
Role model and why: My dad my role model because where he comes from and where I come from, he instilled in me no matter where we come from it doesn’t dictate our life. Only we control our destiny.
Three words to describe me: Physical, focused and dedicated
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