By: Richard Davenport
Published: Thursday 3rd June 2021
Jacksonville running back Darien Bennett received an offer from Arkansas as a freshman in May 2020.
He stormed 168 times for 910 yards, 9 touchdowns, and had 5 receptions for 74 yards in his sophomore year.
School town: Jacksonville High School
Weight: 210 pounds
Bank max: 275 pounds
Squats max: 415 pounds
Number of years playing football: 11
School or schools that fascinated me other than Arkansas: Oregon, Auburn, and Texas
I like Arkansas because: It is at home. Growing up as an Arkansas fan beats (anything). The stadium environment is fantastic and they treat you like family from day one.
I plan to study in: Law
If I couldn’t play soccer I would love to play: Model
I am happiest when I: I’m with friends and play music
My mother is always up to me to do: Do well in school and become successful
Favorite NFL players: Marshawn Lynch
Favorite music: HipHop / R&B
TV show definitely worth seeing: Naruto
How would you spend $ 1 million: I’d spend a quarter of a million on real estate, another quarter of a million to move my family out of Arkansas, a quarter of a million to start a business, and the rest.
Which superpower would you choose if you had the option: The ability to read minds
My two pet problems are: Disorder and stupidity
Favorite uniform color / combination: Any kind of pink and army
Who would you like to be stranded with on a desert island: Kevin Hart and Briana Harris
Favorite animal and why: My favorite animal is a tiger and that’s because they are loners. They need to reconsider each of their decisions and get the best outcome from what is thrown them. You are left to yourself to survive.
My hidden talent is: I’m an undercover photographer
Your Favorite Fast Food Chain And Why: Chick-fil-A because they are very quick with their orders and the customer service is great.
I will never eat: Potato Salad or Coleslaw
Favorite junk food: Hot fries
My dearest desire for those with a sweet tooth is: A dozen donuts
Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: Calamari
My dream date is: Skai Jackson
Hobbies: Hoop and pick-up basketball
The only thing I couldn’t live without is: air
Role model and why: My big brothers DeShaun and DeUntay. They are my role models because they made something out of nothing. They prevailed when the odds were clearly against them. They have shown me and keep showing me that there is more to life than nothing to do with it.
Three words to describe me: Sincere, confident, intelligent
People would be surprised that I: Have six brothers and six sisters