Jaren Jackson, one of the country’s top prospects, is closing in on his college decision.
The 5-star recruit from La Porte, Ind., will announce his commitment on Thursday. On Twitter, he called it, “Decision Day,” though it’s also his birthday.
Big Ten teams Maryland, Michigan State and Purdue are three of Jackson’s five finalists. They are joined by Georgetown and Notre Dame.
Thank you to all of the schools that have recruited me. I'll be sharing my decision tomorrow on my birthday. ??…?? pic.twitter.com/R1KtrXnX8h
— Jaren Jackson Jr. (@therealjnari_) September 14, 2016
The 6-foot-10, 220-pound power forward is part of the 2017 class. According to 247 Sports, Jackson is the No. 22 player overall in the country. He’s also ranked third in Indiana. 247 Sports‘ crystal ball has Maryland the favorite.