Dream Vision had a great start to their adidas Gauntlet schedule, and the biggest reason for that was the play of J'Raan Brooks. Brooks averaged 20.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game leading Dream Vision to an undefeated start, and his recruitment has done nothing but expand.
"I am happy with how my game is coming along," Brooks explained. "I have improved my jumper, and also I think I have improved on defense."
When it comes to his recruitment, numerous schools made the trip in to see Brooks this spring and feel that he is a priority for them.
One school that has put in a lot of effort with Brooks is Stanford. The Cardinal have made him a priority recruit, and recently landed a friend and high school teammate.
"It is great to hear from Stanford," explained Brooks. "I have already made an unofficial visit there and I love the campus. Also my high school teammate, Daejon Davis, just committed there, so it is cool to know we might be on the same team again if I went there."
Just across the Bay, California and new Head Coach Wyking Jones are also focused on Brooks. In fact Jones made his first offer as the leader of the Golden Bears program to Brooks.
"(Jones) recruited me when he was an assistant, and then he offered me two weeks ago," said Brooks of Cal. "I was his first offer as a head coach and I liked that a lot, so I definitely like Cal."
Another school that has picked up the interest is Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish love to recruit nationally, and Brooks has emerged as a major priority for them.
"They have a great program, and Coach (Mike) Brey is really great coach," said Brooks. "Also I like their assistant coaches, and love their playing style."
Look for Brooks to make some visits before issuing a final decision on his recruitment.