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GET TO KNOW: Linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin

Posted Jul 11, 2017

Get to know the Lions' fourth-round draft pick Jalen Reeves-Maybin.

Nickname?

Reeves-Maybin: All my friends at Tennessee call me Maybach.

Hometown?

Reeves-Maybin: Clarksville Tennessee, born and raised.

If a Lions fan were to come to your hometown, the first place you would take them would be ...?

Reeves-Maybin: Johnny Big Burgers. It's kind of the staple where I'm from. Everyone eats there. They have a dessert that's a honey bun and ice cream that everyone gets.

College major?

Reeves-Maybin: Sports Management and a minor in Business.

Favorite movie or TV show?

Reeves-Maybin: My favorite movie is probably a movie called Fresh. And TV show is The Wire.

Who would play you in a movie?

Reeves-Maybin: I think I would have to play myself. I don't know if anybody could catch my vibe.

Favorite food?

Reeves-Maybin: That's a tough one. I don't know. I might not have a favorite food.

What would your entrance music be?

Reeves-Maybin: You didn't give me enough time to think about that. It would probably be something by J. Cole.

Do you have any hidden talents?

Reeves-Maybin: No hidden talents, sadly. I wish though.

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

Reeves-Maybin: If I wasn't playing football, I'd be doing something in business or working in the community with the youth ... something in one of those areas.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Reeves-Maybin: Be invisible.

One person you'd like to meet?

Reeves-Maybin: Malcolm X.

Favorite athlete of all time?

Reeves-Maybin: Wow that's tough. My favorite football player growing up was LaDanian Tomlinson, so he'd probably be up there as my favorite athlete of all time.

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Reeves-Maybin: It's kind of similar to Tennessee in a way where it's blue collar. Not too big. Kind of the same vibe as Tennessee, so it's really similar to what I'm used to. And my favorite thing specifically is my teammates ... a lot of cool guys.