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GET TO KNOW: Offensive lineman Giovanni Manu


Giovanni Manu: Gio


Manu: Vancouver

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

Manu: Downtown Vancouver. It's pretty nice down there, a bunch of stuff to do. Stanley Park.

College major?

Manu: Sociology

If you could live in the world of any movie or TV show ... ?

Manu: John Wick

Favorite emoji?

Manu: Demon time

Favorite meal?

Manu: Sushi

What would your entrance music be?

Manu: Anything with NBA YoungBoy in it

View photos of Detroit Lions fourth-round pick Giovanni Manu from the 2024 offseason.

Any hidden talents?

Manu: I can hoop

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

Manu: Actor or basketball player

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

Manu: Super strength

If you could play any other NFL position, what would you play?

Manu: DB. They have so much swag and I love their energy.

Proudest accomplishment so far?

Manu: Getting drafted to this organization. There's nowhere else I'd rather be. I'm super proud to be here and I can't wait to give the Lions everything I have.

One person you'd like to meet?

Manu: Junior Seau or Troy Polamalu

Favorite athlete of all time?

Manu: Kobe Bryant

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Manu: The people. Everybody here is really nice.