On Friday, upon returning home from the Nike All-American Camp, Jackson picked up the phone and gave the Jayhawks the good word.
"This is like a fairly tale," Shawn Jackson, Darnell's mother said. "Darnell loved Kansas but I didn't think Roy Williams was going to offer him. We love Bill Self. When he went to Kansas, I told him to please leave his options open."
"Kansas is the school that he truly, truly wanted."