Calipari also directed additional comments toward a loaded group of recruits, including 2019 Vernon Carey Jr. Unofficial visitors included 2020s R.J. Hampton, Jalen Johnson, Jaemyn Brakefield, A.J. Hoggard, and 2021’s Terrence Clarke, J.T. Thor, and Joshua Primo. Carey Jr., the 6-foot-10 center from University (FL) School who cut his list to five in May, took his first official visit to Michigan State (Feb. 10) and has visits planned to Duke (Oct. 19), Miami (Oct. 26), and North Carolina (Nov. 2). He also took an unofficial visit to Miami last month (Sept. 27).
“I knew in 2009, just as I know now, this is the greatest job in the country.”– @UKCoachCalipari #BBM18 pic.twitter.com/EH7BZM64xm — SEC Network (@SECNetwork) October 13, 2018