The 6-foot-3 combo guard visited Miami a few weeks ago and then made his call. "I'm going to New York, I'm going to St. John's," Kitchen told Scout.com
As a high schooler, Kitchen won state championships at Jacksonville (Fla.) Raines. He committed and signed with Florida but was not admitted into school. He'll have four seasons of eligibility remaining in Jamaica.
"I think I can have an immediate impact if I come in ready to play," Kitchen said. "It's one of the top conferences in the country."
The guard is eager to get back to the court after playing sparingly this season. "It's been a long year. I'm really ready to get after it and run with the fellas."