September 20, 2021
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DITR: Dijon Stanley

Dijon Stanley from Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, California
Dijon Stanley from Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, California

Dijon Stanley is a Class of 2023 Running Back from Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, California. He blows away defenders with his 4.45 speed, whether it is in the return game or the running game. He’s a strong north and south runner, hitting his gaps and flying down the field. In his sophomore season, he had over 1000 yards on 63 rushing attempts, averaging 16 yards per carry and 15 touchdowns on the season. 

How long have you been playing football?

Dijon: I’ve been playing since I was 6, and I’ve only ever played tackle football.

How would you describe your role on the team? 

D: I’m a playmaker and team captain. I was captain last year, too, during my sophomore season.

How would your teammates describe you?

D: Outgoing, funny, caring, and supportive, I think. I care about teammates and the team as a whole.

What would you say is your biggest strength?

D: My speed, I have 4.45 speed.

What do you need to improve on the most to make sure you’re successful at the next level?

D: My vision needs a little work. I could also put on some more weight, that would help.

Who would you compare yourself to, in college or the NFL?

D: Oregon De’Anthony Thomas, he played with a quickness and speed that is very similar to my game.

What is your goal for this season with Granada Hills? 

D: Win the championship. Nothing short of a championship, I’m only worried about the team. My goal is play as hard as I can and to the best of 

What are you going to bring to the college team that recruits you?

D: They’ll get a hard-working athlete. I play anywhere on the field, I’m very versatile. If you need me to play wherever I will, I can play defensive back, running back, receiver, and more. I’m very coachable and disciplined. Whatever coach says goes for me.

Dijon has offers from Michigan, Colorado, and San Jose State.

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