Defensive end Justin Ademilola
DE JUSTIN ADEMILOLA; 6-2, 246; JERSEY CITY (N.J.) ST. PETER’S PREP
Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 34 SDE.
247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 42 WDE.
Notable numbers: 53 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, six sacks and one forced fumble; one touchdown catch as a senior.
Birthday: Dec. 16, 1998.
First scholarship offer: Rutgers.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “My freshman year, when I was working out with my team. A lot of the seniors had big-time offers, so I wanted to keep on working out and trying to be like them.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Business.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Interviews.”
Best player I’ve played against: Michigan DL Rashan Gary.
The last thing I watched on Netflix: “That ‘70s Show.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Fashion” — Jay Critch.
*Warning: explicit lyrics
Dream job (other than the NFL): “Making my own business.”
Expectations for my freshman season: “Contribute next year and get sacks and tackles for losses.”
Favorite football accomplishment: “Every year being first-team All-State.”
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.
What was the first position you played in football? Running back.
What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.
Sports idol: JJ Watt.
Preferred social media: Snapchat.
Favorite musician/band: Future.
Celebrity crush: Rihanna.
How many times have you watched Rudy? Two.
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How many pets do you have? One dog, Champ.
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