Favorites: Mich, ND, UGA, PSU (all have offered as well as numerous others)
Official visits: None scheduled
Inside Carolina – Jejuan, did you visit Chapel Hill for the FSU/UNC football game?
Jejuan Rankins – No, I had intended to but my plans were changed.
IC – Did you watch the game on T.V.?
Rankins – Yes, I saw the game on T.V.
IC – What did you think of Carolina's performance?
Rankins – Stunning. The defense really played great. I thought Durant played very well. As a matter of fact, I don't see why they don't let Durant play all the time. I was impressed with how hard the Carolina team played. I also really liked the atmosphere at the stadium. The fans were really showing their support. I have played at Kenan Stadium and it is a great place with a great atmosphere.
IC – I noticed that all your favorites are out-of-state schools. Are you looking to leave the state?
Rankins – No, not really. Those schools are saying that I could play my first year and seem to be recruiting me the hardest.
IC – Which schools would you say are recruiting you the hardest now?
Rankins – I'd say Mich, ND, PSU, Oak, Georgia, PSU, NCST.
IC – Who is recruiting you from UNC?
Rankins – Kenny Browning.
IC – Would you say that the FSU/UNC game improved your view of UNC?
Rankins – Kind of. I really liked the atmosphere in the stadium.
IC – Do you have an idea when you might decide?
Rankins – Not really. No time soon.
IC – What are the most important things to you when selecting a school?
Rankins – I'm looking at majoring in communications and a minor in business. So I am looking at schools with good programs in those areas. I also want a good football atmosphere.
IC – Is it important that you play your first year?
Rankins – Not really. I could get bigger, stronger, and faster with a redshirt year. I also plan to enroll in summer school after I graduate from HS. So I can have some additional preparation for the season.
IC – What do you like about your favorites?
Rankins –They all offer the subjects I'm interested in and all have a great football atmosphere.
IC – Does your family a preference where you attend college?
Rankins – My mom would prefer that I play close to home because she would like to attend my football games but, she would not object me playing further away.
IC – Did you attend any summer camps?
Rankins – I went to the Michigan and NCST camps. I also visited TN on an unofficial visit.
IC – Did you have a favorite school growing up?
Rankins – Michigan Wolverines were my favorite school.
IC – What do you like about UNC?
Rankins – Growing up in North Carolina, you hear a lot about Carolina Blue. They have a great tradition, great atmosphere and great academics.
IC – What do you not like about UNC?
Rankins – There is nothing that I do not like.
IC – What is the difference between UNC and some of your favorite schools?
Rankins – I think the only difference is that the other schools are recruiting me harder.