The father of five-star forward D.J. Jeffries said Kentucky was “unprofessional” in the way it handled his son’s decommitment from the school Monday.
5-star Forward D.J. Jeffries Decommits From Kentucky https://t.co/Z3eGIhWVyt
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) July 31, 2018
Kentucky told ESPN it had no comment on Corey Jeffries’ interview. Colleges and coaches are not allowed to comment on unsigned high school athletes, per NCAA rules. But his father shared his side of the story.
Corey Jeffries went on to say that Hardaway’s presence at Memphis was key in his son decommitting.
“It was a factor,” he said. “We have a bond with Penny already. It’s not like we have to get reacquainted with him.
You can listen to the baller explain his decision below. Kentucky will be just fine, with or without him.
DJ Jeffries and family in-studio talking exclusively with me about his decision to decommit from Kentucky: pic.twitter.com/w0NZYgTtZ0
— Doc Holliday (@The_DocHolliday) July 31, 2018