Junior high isn’t typically where kids make any decisions on where they’ll go to college, but Jaheim Oatis isn’t just any junior high schooler.
Here’s the tweet from Oatis confirming as much.
6’4 286lbs BEAST!!?? GOING TO 8TH GRADE 3 OFFERS IN MY 1ST 3 CAMPS!!!! OLEMISS, MISSISSIPPISTATE, AND AL REMEMBER THE NAME JAHEIM OATIS!!!! pic.twitter.com/sda0A3lMIE
— Jaheim Oatis (@JaheimOatis) July 22, 2017
And this was his insane sub-4.7 time in the 40-yard dash at his size.
My 40 at Mississippi state… ??? pic.twitter.com/il4TZxelqj
— Jaheim Oatis (@JaheimOatis) July 24, 2017
If college is already paid for, what kind of motivation is there to keep going to school at this point?
Physical skills are important, sure, but this kid still needs to develop some maturity before he sets foot on campus in Tuscaloosa.