Four-star athlete Javont’e Richardson has committed to Kentucky, he announced on Twitter on Sunday.
Scout.com ranks Richardson as the No. 1 safety prospect in Ohio and No. 27 at his position in the class of 2017.
Richardson, who is listed at 6'3", 207 pounds, was also being recruited by Michigan, Illinois, Purdue and Syracuse, among other schools.
Scout projects that Richardson could play safety, linebacker or wide receiver in college. He is expected to play receiver for the Wildcats.