Charles is rated the No. 31 wide receiver in the country by Rivals.com, which also pegs the receiver as the sixth-best player from New Jersey.
Charles had offers from a number of top-level programs, including Alabama, Florida, Ohio State and Wisconsin. The 6-foot-4 receiver is Penn State's 11th four-star commitment for 2015.
Rivals.com currently ranks Penn State's 2015 recruiting class the sixth-best in the country and the best in the Big Ten.
Penn State opens its 2014 football season against UCF on Aug. 30 at the "Croke Park Classic" in Dublin, Ireland. This season will be the Nittany Lions' first year under new coach James Franklin.
- Stanley Kay