Jada Willis

Jada Willis
Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2012
Jersey Number: 75
Position: OL
Age: 30
Height: 6-1
Weight: 275
Hometown: Detroit, MI
High School: Cody HS (MI)
College: Gibbs College
Occupation: Emergency Medical Technician, Lifestar Response


Jada Willis Q&A

Who was your childhood idol? Why?
Lisa Leslie.
Who are your biggest supporters?
My best friend AMG, and my little man KMG.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
President Barack Obama…I would love to ask him face to face what motivates him and what makes and keeps him inspired.
Who is your female sports idol?
Laila Ali.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
Michael Vick…he’s a great athlete.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Working out, hanging out, and watching movies.
What is your favorite travel location?
Anywhere outside of the United States.
What are your favorite foods?
Fried chicken and spaghetti.
Who are your favorite musicians?
Jay Z and Nicki Minaj.
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Loving, kindhearted, motivated.
What are your lifetime aspirations?
Being the best I can be in everything I do.
What was the first sport you ever played?
What is your favorite sports memory?
Winning trophies.
What was your biggest adjustment to playing women’s football?
Constant running!
If you could play any other position, which one would you choose? Why?
Quarterback…I always wanted to be the center of attention, and I used to play quarterback in school back in the day.
Why do you play women’s tackle football?
I love football…it keeps me active. I have always wanted to play, and being able to tackle makes it even better!
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
It means being part of a family of women who play hard in order to achieve greatness and succeed as a team.