At 6'2, 195-lbs and already with the physical makeup of a grown man, it is hard to believe Marvin Robinson is only 16 years old.
The Lake Region (FL) safety has established himself as one of the nation's top juniors to be and has accumulated offers from Michigan, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio State, USC and UCLA. He visited the latter two recently as he went out to sunny California.
"I didn't work out at UCLA, I did at USC," he said, "it was good competition. The defensive backs coach [at USC] was telling me I had done well competing against the upperclassmen and they want to see me back up here for a game in the fall."
The rivalry between the two California schools is one of college football's most prominent. While the Trojans have had the upper hand on the field recently, off the field, Robinson says he would give the nod to the Bruins.
"The campus is nice at UCLA," he explained, "it was very clean and the the area around it was clean. USC's campus was alright, it was nice there but I didn't like it as much as UCLA."
As far as the rest of his summer, Robinson said he is largely done with visits, but there is one trip he hasn't made, that he is itching to go on.
"I plan to go to Michigan sometime in July, maybe in the next couple weeks. I'm very excited to see the new staff and how they work. I wanted to go to the camp to see how they coach."
While these summer visits are starting to put his recruiting picture into focus, Robinson will still take his time saying, "I think I'm going to wait things out."