5-Star Hoops Prospect Visits Auburn

Class of 2015 basketball prospect Jaylen Brown is being recruited by colleges around the country.

Marietta, Ga.--Bouncing back from an injury, five-star prospect Jaylen Brown is serving notice that he will be one of the top prospects in the country for the 2015 basketball signee class.

Brown, who has been performing well on the camp circuit this summer, was in Auburn on Saturday for Coach Tony Barbee's Elite Camp and said he enjoyed himself.

"The camp was good," said Brown, who noted that he is currently 6-6 1/2, 210 pounds. "I got to talk to the coaches, get in there and play a lot of good competition and try to get in shape for July.

"I am working to become more consistent on on my shot and my ball-handling," he said. "You can always get better on defense, which is something I am working on this summer. Good defense creates offense."

As Scout.com's No. 1 rated small forward for the 2015 class, Brown is taking his time about making a decision on where he would like to play basketball after high school.

"I am interested in a lot of colleges, but right now I am just 16 years old so I am trying to keep my eyes open and build relationships," he said. "A lot of schools have reached out to me this summer and I appreciate it."

It's been a busy summer for the prospect from Wheeler High School, who plays AAU basketball for the the Game Elite team.

"I have been to a lot of camps," he said. "Everything has been back-to-back so I need to take some time to rest. I am trying to stay positive and stay humble."

Brown notes that he has lost about five pounds this summer. "Last season I was hurt the majority of my year," he said. "I broke my ankle so that kind of slowed me up. Now I am 100 percent and have been trying to get some weight off."

The prospect plans to participate in the LeBron James Skills Academy next month and compete in AAU tournament events with Game Elite.

Asked what he does best as a basketball player, Brown said that he considers his ability to run the floor and versatility as his strengths. "I can play most positions," he said.

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