Austin Seferian-Jenkins, American Athlete ( September 29, 1992 - )

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I'm Austin Seferian-Jenkins. He's Tony Gonzalez. He's the best tight end to ever play the game. So that's a real strong comparison. I'm just going to do my job and leave the comparisons up to the coaches and the media.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Best Strong End

I hold myself to a very high standard. But you're going to make mistakes. You've got to erase it and move forward.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Myself Mistakes Forward

It's everything to me. This is my life. I love football so much.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Life Love Football

I'm a normal person. You say something about me, I'm going to say something back, funny or not. I'm just going to be me. It's nothing against them. I'm just doing what you do to me.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Funny Me Doing

I really have a love and passion for football. I enjoy basketball, but it's not something I love. You have to let things go that are not for you.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Love I Love You Passion

Once you get into the NFL, it doesn't matter what draft pick you are, what round you are, if you're undrafted or not. It's football time again. The draft, all of that doesn't matter anymore.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Time Football You

You have setbacks in your life, and adversity. You can be discouraged about it or have courage to get through it and be better.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Life Courage Adversity

You've got to invest your own time, invest your own resources into creating a better world, not only for yourself but for the people you surround yourself with.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Time Surround Yourself

Foot work, hand-eye coordination. There's a lot of things. If you just watch basketball, you can tell where it would help someone who's receiving the ball.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Work Help Basketball

I don't pay attention to stats or anything like that. I just pay attention to how I play and the intensity that I play with.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Play Attention Intensity

I fail every once in a while, but failing is your first attempt at learning. I'm not worried about it.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Learning Fail Attempt

All I'm trying to do is be me.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Me Trying

I'm not trying to get in good graces of anybody. I just want to be myself and be the guy that helps out in the community, because that's who I am.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Myself Good Community

I've played this game since I was in second grade, and there's nothing more important to me than playing football.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Football Game Me

You troll me, I'm going to troll you.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Me You Going

My thing of not playing offensive tackle is the health issue. I don't want to be that big. That could end up not being good for your health.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Good Health End

Being 300-some pounds is not always healthy. You can say what you want about it, I don't want to do it.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Want You Healthy

I'm really blessed to have an amazing family.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Family Blessed Amazing

It's one-of-a-kind, because some people would die to have the family I do.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Family People Die

I kind of knew. I said, 'Yeah, I'm not going to be able to play in the NBA. That's just not going to happen. Let that dream go.'~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Dream Play Go

I think guys that play basketball really understand how to go up and get a ball. Because in a rebound situation, you've got to go up and fight for a ball. Just boxing out. There are a lot of things that transfer.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Fight Basketball You

Being able to play basketball at a high level, adjusting to the ball in the air, quick feet, quick hands and all that stuff definitely translates to playing tight end in the National Football League.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

End Football Basketball

I love my coaches. Coaches love me.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Love Me Love Me

Sometimes I get emotional. I let my emotions get the best of me.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Best Me Emotions

There's a lot of people in this world, and it's important to learn about them.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

World People Learn

Granted, everybody is different, but I think it's real important to know all the people that you are around, and how they operate their history, and things like that. You know where they are coming from a little bit, and you don't insult them, or take something for granted.~Austin Seferian-Jenkins

History People Important