Defensive tackle Jayson Ademilola

Staff reports
ND Insider

DT JAYSON ADEMILOLA; 6-3, 288; JERSEY CITY (N.J.) ST. PETER’S PREP

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 4 DT.

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 13 DT.

Notable numbers: 62 tackles, 16 tackles for a loss, eight sacks and one fumble recovery as a senior.

Birthday: Dec. 16, 1998.

First scholarship offer: Rutgers.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “My dad has always been an ND fan. My brother and I, we probably knew when we went on campus. But we always had a feeling that we were going to go to ND. That was going to be one of our top choices.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Business.

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “All the DMs (direct messages on Twitter).”

Best player I’ve played against: Georgia OL signee Jamaree Sayler.

The last thing I watched on Netflix: “That ‘70s Show.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Text Ur Number” — DJ Envy.

Dream job (other than the NFL): “Work on Wall Street.”

Expectations for my freshman season: “To learn and to contribute to the team as much as I can.”

Favorite football accomplishment: “Making it the Final 5 at The Opening.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.

What was the first position you played in football? Defensive line.

What’s your best sport other than football? Wrestling.

Sports idol: Aaron Donald.

Preferred social media: Snapchat.

Favorite musician/band: Future.

Celebrity crush: Rihanna.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Two.

Most used emoji

How many pets do you have? One dog, Champ.

***

AUDIO: Listen to Notre Dame defensive line coach Mike Elston talk about the Irish 2018 defensive line class.

Four-star defensive tackle Jayson Ademilola signed with Notre Dame in December. (Tribune Photo/TYLER JAMES)