VIDEO: DeJon Jarreau updates recruitment

After a big summer landed him on the national scene, DeJon Jarreau is working on a follow-up. The 2016 prospect from McDonogh 35 (La.) shared the latest on his recruitment and what his priorities are in making a decision.

From a virtual unknown outside his native New Orleans to a player being contacted by some of the most recognizable programs in America, DeJon Jarreau has been on quite a ride in recent months.

Said the 6-foot-4 point guard from McDonogh 35: "This summer did a lot. It helped me get exposure. A big stretch was the Las Vegas tournament. The championship game and the semifinal, I really went off.

"A lot of coaches started hitting my phone after that. A lot of them were just asking 'Who am I?'"

Jarreau, whose cousin Jernard Jarreau is in his redshirt junior season at Washington, doesn't have that problem much anymore. These days he's being flooded with interest from the likes of Oklahoma, Tulsa, Massachusetts, Vanderbilt, Washington, UNLV (where his friend Jordan Cornish currently plays), Arizona, Baylor and Oral Roberts as well as in-state schools UNO, ULL, Tulane, Southeastern, Louisiana Tech and Northwestern State.

He's in no hurry to make a decision, but Jarreau does have a good idea of what's important to him when it comes to college criteria.

"I just want to go to a school that has what I want to major in, and that's computer engineering," Jarreau explained this weekend while at the 2014 Combine in the Capital in Baton Rouge. "I just want to play. I'm not trying to go anywhere big where I'm going to sit on the bench. I want to play.

Check out more of what Jarreau had to say in this one-on-one video interview with Scout.



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