Nation's No. 48 ATH Shocky Jacques-Louis Says Yes to Kentucky

Another blue-chip prospect from the Sunshine State has teamed up with the Kentucky Wildcats, with athlete Shocky Jacques-Louis being the latest prospect to come off the board.

Shocky Jacques-Louis labeled Kentucky as the leader when speaking with Scout roughly two weeks ago, and is now officially a part of their recruiting class after dishing out his commitment on Friday.

Jacques-Louis, who checks in as a three-star prospect and the nation's 48th-ranked athlete, has accumulated additional offers from North CarolinaGeorgiaMinnesotaMissouriSouth CarolinaMaryland and Indiana among others.

"Kentucky has been with me since my freshman year," Jacques-Louis said. "They believed in me and showed the same interest in me that I showed in them.

"They see the potential I have and bonded with me. I'm proud to be a Wildcat and there is no turning back. Let's go win some championships."

Jacques-Louis has already journeyed up to Lexington on his own dime, and got a taste of everything he needed to see in order to pull himself off the recruiting market.

"I speak with (quarterbacks) coach (Darin) Hinshaw the most, and (offensive coordinator) coach (Eddie) Gran is someone I met while I was up there," Jacques-Louis said. "Coach Hinshaw is one of the coolest people I've ever met, hands down.

"Coach Gran is cool, too. When I came up there, I loved the vibe he made me feel."

Jacques-Louis, who is being recruited to play receiver, is a field stretcher who is also equipped with intriguing size for the position. He does a good job of extending out away for his body, but flashes elusiveness after the catch as well.

He needs to work on expanding his route tree, but is a well-rounded receiver who shows good vision and acceleration when operating in the open field. Jacques-Louis also impresses when timing his jump and high-pointing the football.

"They're getting a reliable playmaker that can shift the momentum of the game," Jacques-Louis said. "They are also getting a leader on the football field who leads by example."

Jacques-Louis is also tagged as the South's 17th-ranked athlete and third-ranked athlete in Florida.

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