Djimon Brooks
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Djimon Brooks

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Year RS Sophomore
Height 6-1
Weight 280
Hometown Sandersville, Ga.
Last School Washington County
Djimon Brooks

Biography

2017 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw first game action of his collegiate career in Georgia Tech’s 33-7 win over North Carolina (Sept. 30) … Did not record any statistics.

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 former Georgia Tech standout 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 running back at Penn … Djimon began playing football at age five … Enjoys hunting and fishing … Majoring in biomedical engineering.