BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech head males’s basketball coach Mike Young has introduced the signing of incoming freshman Jalen Haynes on Thursday.
Haynes, a ahead from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, involves Tech after reclassifying into the category of 2021 and taking part in a post-scholastic 12 months at Montverde Academy this previous season, following his stint at Dillard Excessive College.
“Jalen possesses the kind of talent and measurement we’re on the lookout for in our program,” Younger stated. “He jogs my memory of quite a lot of good gamers I’ve had the privilege of teaching up to now and we’re excited to convey him to Virginia Tech. Jalen comes from an excellent highschool program and he has a fantastic understanding of the sport of basketball. We’re excited for his future as a Hokie.”
6’8″, 215 lbs. – Ahead
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Excessive College: Performed a postgraduate season at Montverde Academy in the course of the 2020-21 season for head coach Ben Wisniewski … Averaged 20.2 factors and 10.6 rebounds … Earlier than Montverde, performed at Dillard Excessive College for legendary head coach Darryl Burrows … At Dillard in 2019-20, averaged 18 factors, 10 rebounds and two blocks … Led the Panthers to a 24-8 file and to the state title recreation … Three-star on 247Sports … Selected the Hokies over Mississippi State, Boston School and UCF … Son of Michael and Melodye Haynes.