Kendrick Lewis: "It felt like home"

Kendrick Lewis (WR, Gainesville, GA) -'s #35 nationally took an official visit to the University of Mississippi this past weekend.We called to see how his visit went.

The following information was revealed during our interview with Kendrick Lewis:

Did you make it in for your official visit? "Yes sir. It went good."

Was the visit better/worse/or about what you were expecting? "It was better. I was more comfortable. I just felt at home."

Did anyone accompany you? "My mother, step dad, and two uncles came with me."

How did they like Ole Miss? "They loved it. They loved everything about Ole Miss. They are happy with my decision."

What did you learn about Ole Miss during your trip? "That it is a family. All of them just want to love you. It is love up there."

What stood out the most about Ole Miss during your trip? "Just how much they showed me that they want me to be a part of their family."

Who was your host for the weekend? "Burnell Wallace. We played ball together at O. Perry Walker. He helped my game out a lot. Mike encouraged me to stay on my game while we were together. We are real close. Now we are going to be playing on the same team together again. I really look forward to playing with him again."

Has the recruiting door been closed now? "No, not closed altogether, but is is close to being closed. I am very satisfied with my commitment to Ole Miss."

What does Ole Miss have to do to shut the door? "They have done everything that can do. There is nothing else they can do. I just want to see what else is out there, but I am still going to sign with Ole Miss."

What did Coach Wilson have to say to you during your visit? "He is worried about my education more than anything. Coach Wilson is like a second father to me. He is family to me. Coach Wilson was a big part in me choosing Ole Miss. I know I am going to have someone who really cares about me as a person at Ole Miss. That means a lot to me."

How did your meeting with Coach Orgeron go? "It was nice, real nice. He asked how I felt about me being his first commitment for this class. I told him it felt good."

Did you have a chance to recruit some other players while you were on your visit? "I talked to a lot of players. I told them that we can turn this thing around in a hurry. Some are going to come and some are not. It seems like they are going to have a big day on signing day."

Where do you visit next? "I go to South Carolina on 1/13 and Tennessee on 1/20."

Any new schools talking to you? "Mississippi State has been calling a lot lately and they have offered."

Are you moving back to New Orleans at the end of the semester? "There is a strong possibility that I am, real strong."

When are you scheduled to retake your ACT test? "I take it on Saturday."

What is your current GPA? "I have done really well here at Gainesville. My Core GPA is right at a 2.75."

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