Peoples-Jones Reflects on Michigan Visit

Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech 2017 WR Donovan Peoples-Jones updates his recruitment with Michigan.

Along with eight of his fellow top recruits from the state Michigan's 2017 class, Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech's Donovan Peoples-Jones made his way to Michigan's campus for an exclusive recruiting visit with U-M coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff.

"It went really well," Peoples-Jones said. "My Mom came with me. So she was there to experience some of it. Today was more of an in-depth tour. We kind of took a break from the football aspects. We checked out the campus, the lecture halls, the classrooms, just aspects other than football."

So what was it about his visit to Michigan that stood exactly? Well, the different approach by Harbaugh and U-M to show him the other side of the school --- academics.

"I wasn't expecting to do that," he admitted. "I was just expecting to go on a regular football visit and usual tour of the campus. Actually today we went inside and Coach Harbaugh, his personality came out today. It was just nine recruits. He was all open to us. His personality showed. We all had a good time."

With his fellow Cass teammate, Jaylen Kelly-Powell, and other notable prospects Josh Ross and Carter Dunaway along for the visit, Peoples-Jones did admit the thought did cross his mind of them all playing on the same team in college.

"It was definitely a thought," Peoples-Jones said. "Just the fact that it was nine prospects at Michigan who were offered was very important and very interesting, because we could have that chance to all be there and play together. Right now I think we are all just having fun enjoying our time at Michigan."

With his visit now in the books, Peoples-Jones will next get his chance to work with Harbaugh and his staff at Sound Mind, Sound Body Football Academy on June 11-12, before taking a another trip to Michigan in June 13.

"On June 13 I am supposed to be revisiting with my Mom and my Dad," he said. "We're going to take a trip into the medical school and explore that. I'm going to get a 1-on-1 meeting with [wide receiver coach Jedd] Fisch and talk about things football related, and center it around that. More of an in-depth visit."


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