Rock Hill High’s Jaylen Reid commits to Tennessee Tech

Posted May 6, 2013 2:23 pm | Filed under Featured, Sports

In a jam-packed press room at Rock Hill High, Jaylen Reid made his committment to play basketball at the next level. The 3-star recruit, who began his career at Nation Ford before transferring to Rock Hill two years ago, turned down offers from Winthrop, High Point, Kent State, Austin Peay, Southeast Missouri and Jacksonville. After Reid’s committment, his aunt, who is a Tennessee Tech alum was overcome with emotion in knowing he would play for her school. Reid, who was selected to the North Carolina/South Carolina All-Star game, led his team to the playoffs for the first time in 5 seasons and an upset of defending state champ Gaffney in the first round of the playoffs. Below are Reid’s comments to questions from the media after making his decision known.