Kisan Flakes a 5-11 sophomore QB from Lovejoy, GA came Illinois with high credentials with the hopes of being the next star QB for the Illini. According to the Champaign Gazette Flakes would like to see the field more. "He wants to have an opportunity to play more and he didn't know if that's going to happen." Said Ron Zook.
During his high school career Flakes earned All-State Offensive Player of the Year honors ,PrepStar All-Region ... First-team All-Area, Team captain, Lovejoy High School Offensive Player of the Year.