1on1 With: 2014 Woodmont CB Jawanza Adams

The waiting game continues for 2014 cornerback Jawanza Adams of Woodmont High School as he is still looking for his first offer. Don't expect any grass to grow under the play maker's feet though. Having visited multiple schools Adams is pushing harder with his training in an effort to land that elusive first offer. ACC schools are showing him the most love early on.

Jawanza Adams Profile

"I've been focusing on turning everything I do from good to great. In the classroom first, in the weight room, and on the field as well."

The ambitious 2014 prospect sat down with us and talked further about his recruitment including recapping some of his previous visits.

"I visited Duke during the season and I love how they combine academics and athletics and how much value a degree from Duke holds."

"Last summer I camped with Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech has a competitive atmosphere and the coaches are very technical and are very fun to be around and they have the majors I'm considering."

"I visited Clemson during the season and it's very nice even though I haven't really heard from them lately."

Regarding the current state of his recruitment Adams had this to say.

"I'm currently hearing from Mississippi State, Virginia Tech, and Duke consistently. Duke and Virginia Tech are definitely recruiting me the hardest right now out of everybody though. Coaches from Duke and Virginia Tech said that they will be down again this Spring to see me."

"I plan on visiting Duke and Virginia Tech for junior days soon and I'll try to make my way to Mississippi State sometime during the summer too."

Still waiting on his first scholarship offer Adams talked about what it will mean to him when that day comes. Will that school have a clear cut advantage being the first to offer Adams?

"It will be very special to know all of the hard work I've put in when nobody is around has paid off but it definitely doesn't stop there. The school who offers first might be an early favorite but everything's pretty even now."

The 2014 prospect made it known that he'd like to hear a lot more from the in-state powers Clemson and South Carolina moving forward.

A starter since his freshman season for the Wildcats and Adams is now looking at his last off season in the high school ranks as he'll be a senior next season.

"The time has flew from my freshman season up to now but this is the last go around and we have to make sure we go out with a bang."

We asked him what aspects of his game have improved the most since the end of his sophomore season until now.

"I've became more of a student of the game from watching countless hours of film on the other team and the best defensive backs in college football. My football IQ and my overall technique have been my biggest improvements I feel."

Looking ahead to next season Adams had this to say for his Wildcats team.

"Our goals as a team are to play as a team and stay as one unit."

On a personal level he outlined what he'd like to accomplish next season.

"My goal next season is simply to bring a winning season to Piedmont and to earn All-State and All-Region honors even though I thought I deserved it this season."

Adams says he'd like to major in one of the following: mechanical engineering, business administration, or sports management.

SCPrepNation.com will continue to track Adams' recruitment as he plans on attending multiple camps and combines this off season.

Bench: 250 pounds
Squat: 365 pounds
Power clean: 245 pounds
Fastest 40: 4.55 seconds last Summer at VT
Pro Shuttle: 4.29 seconds
Broad Jump: 9'8
Vertical: 34"


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