J.J. Hickson announces his decision to attend NC State.
Hickson fields questions from the media.
Friends, family, and local media outlets were present for Hickson's announcement.
Hickson is a consensus top 25 recruit in the 2007 class.
He stated that his relationship with NC State head coach Sidney Lowe played a major role in his decision.
Hickson's Wheeler High teammates look on.
Wheeler has one of the top basketball programs in the state of Georgia.
Wheeler head coach Doug Lipscomb stated that Hickson was a "fantastic talent."
Hickson poses for a picture with his grandmother, center, and a representative of the World Wide Renegades, his AAU team.
Hickson pointed out that he consulted with his grandmother prior to verbaling to NC State.