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Djimon Brooks
Djimon  Brooks
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Sandersville, Ga.

High School:
Washington County

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 276

Position:
DL


2016 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Earned all-region recognition in both seasons as a varsity letterwinner at Washington County H.S. ... Helped lead WCHS to second-straight state championship game appearance as a junior in 2014 ... Played both offensive and defensive line as a high-schooler ... Coached by Joel Ingram ... High-school teammate of current Georgia Tech teammate A.J. Gray ... Graduated No. 2 in his class.

Personal: Full name is Djimon Monquavious Brooks ... Born March 1, 1998 in Albany, Ga. ... Son of Willie Kelly and Tonya Brooks ... One of six siblings in his family, all boys (Kelly, Karekin, Kamian, Jabari and Javyn) ... Father, Willie Kelly Brooks, played football at Auburn (1988-92) and was a member of two SEC championship teams (1988, 1989) ... Brother, Kelly, was a defensive lineman at Mercer (2012-16) and recorded one tackle against Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Sept. 10, 2016 ... Brother, Karekin, is a sophomore running back at Penn ... Djimon began playing football at age five ... Enjoys hunting and fishing ... Majoring in biomedical engineering.