Pride of the PACK: Nijel Jones

Nijel Jones - 165 lbs. (JR)
T.C. Roberson High School (Asheville, NC)

Q: Why did you choose to come to NCSU? 
A:My high school coach wrestled here and it is close to home.

Q: What is the best class you've had at NCSU?
A: Geology - I had a class with all of my friends and it was the first time having a class with 400 other people.

Q: What is your favorite moment/memory at NCSU? 
A: I have several favorite moments, but watching Darrius Little All-American last year has to be mentioned.  He is like a big brother to me, and ironically shares a birthday with my actual older brother.

Q: What is your greatest/proudest athletic achievement?
A: Right now, having a chance to wrestle with my little brother Tyler Jones is pretty fantastic.

Q: Who is/are your wrestling role model(s)?
A: My role models would have to be Darrius Little, Q Godley, and Mike Koob.

Q:What is your favorite place to eat one campus? Off campus?
A: Chick-Fil-A on campus; Baja Burrito off campus

Q: What is your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
A: I like to sleep, play video games, and hang out with my lady.

Q: How do you unwind after a tough workout?
A: Hanging out in the locker room and cracking jokes with the team.

Q: What song gets you pumped up before a big match?
A: Lose Yourself by Eminem

Q: What is your favorite professional sports team?
A: Green Bay Packers & I'm a Lebron James fan.

To see Nijel's GoPack biography, click here.


  1. Nijel work hard and never give up! CT is following you all season, make us proud! RUN!