Meet Jacksonville RB Darien Bennett

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.

Nickname: DB

School town: Jacksonville High School

Height: 6-2

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

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