"It was a bit of a shame. I had to sit through it and watch other people get drafted, which was a bit painful," Jeka said.
"I had my hopes up leading into the draft, so it was a very emotional night for myself and my family. I didn't even think of the rookie draft. I thought I was done.
"I don't want to be mediocre. I want to be one of the best. But I tried throughout the year just to block off that external pressure and not be so hard on myself and just go out there and play football."