S Litchfield Ajavon
S LITCHFIELD AJAVON, 5-11, 185; ALEXANDRIA (VA.) EPISCOPAL
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 9 S, No. 106 overall.
247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 59 S, No. 745 overall.
Notable numbers: 62 tackles, two tackles for a loss, one interception and one fumble recovery as a senior.
Birthday: May 19, 2001.
First scholarship offer: Michigan.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “Right after they offered me, I immediately went online and did some research on Notre Dame. Then, after my initial research on Notre Dame, I felt that I could fit and that was a place where I could flourish. From then, Notre Dame spearheaded my entire recruiting list. After every visit, my love for Notre Dame grew stronger and stronger.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Fighter.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “The constant calls from reporters.”
Best player I’ve played against: Virginia QB Lindell Stone.
The last thing you watched on Netflix: "Queen of the South."
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “She Will Be Loved” — Maroon 5.
Dream job (other than the NFL): Financial adviser.
NFL player comparison: Chiefs S Eric Berry or Vikings S Harrison Smith.
Expectations for my freshman season: “It would be ideal to play my freshman year, as much and as early as I can. If that happens, that will check off all my boxes. I just want to make an impact however I can help the football team next year. And to develop as a football player. I think there is a lot more for me to learn at the safety position.”
Favorite football accomplishment: Beating his rival, Woodberry Forest, in his final two seasons and making the game-winning interception against them this year.
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.
What was the first position you played in football? Offensive line. “I was not a fat kid, but I was kind of bigger than most of my peers at the time. And I did not know how to play football.”
What’s your best sport other than football? Track.
Sports idol: Ed Reed and Ray Lewis.
Preferred social media: Instagram. “I’m a very social person in-person, but I don’t really have a good social media life like that.”
Favorite musician/band: Kendrick Lamar.
Celebrity crush: Tiwa Savage, Rihanna, Taraji P. Henson.
How many times have you watched Rudy? Three.
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How many pets do you have? None.