Four-star wing De'Riante Jenkins makes pledge to VCU

Will Wade and VCU got huge news on Saturday, as De'Riante Jenkins committed to VCU.

Top 100 wing prospect De'Riante Jenkins has verbally committed to Will Wade and VCU, his coach Curt Wheeler informed Scout. 

"It came down his relationship with Will Wade as a head coach," Wheeler said. "He did a great job of making him his number one priority."

Jenkins, who will play his senior season at Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military Acadmey, took official visits to VCU and Tennessee. He also considered South Carolina, Clemson, Georgia Tech, LSU and Rutgers.
"He likes how the players care for one another and how Will Wade cares for him," Wheeler said. "He was comfortable and at home."
"It can down to will Wade making his guy," he added.
A four-star prospect, Jenkins is ranked No. 56 overall in the 2016 recruiting class. 

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