JR Prospect Keenan Jones

One of the most impressive players we've seen on film so far this year is Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne two-way standout <b>Keenan Jones</b>. The athlete has already received two solid scholarship offers with many more on the way...

Keenan Jones, 5-11, 185, Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne,  is both a shut-down cornerback on defense as well as a game-breaking receiver on the offensive side of the ball. He totaled 76 tackles and three interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown, a a junior.

At receiver, Jones caught 27 balls for 728 yards and eight touchdowns. We were at Narbonne's game with Long Beach Poly last season when Jones made several highlight-reel catches, showing incredible timing and leaping ability.

We really like the mean streak he plays with on both sides of the ball and Jones is not afraid to deliver a blow on defense or make a crunching block at receiver. He has excellent speed and cover skills, does a nice job of staying right on his man's hip pocket and can run with anybody.

"He really doesn't care what side of the ball he plays on, he just loves to play," Narbonne recruiting coordinator Craig Armstrong said. "Most schools I've talked with like him as an athlete, they just want to get him and they'll find a place for him later.

"UCLA and went to USC yesterday and both schools really like him a lot too. He'll be going to both schools' one-day camps as well as the Nike Camp in Palo Alto."

As for a leader?

"Keenan pretty much likes everyone," Armstrong said. "I asked him the other day if there was one school he could play for, who would it be. And he told me it would be UCLA. But really, he's open and wants to go through the recruiting process."


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