First offer from Tennessee “a blessing” for JUCO Defensive Back

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De’Jahn Warren is a 6’1 185lb defensive back that is starting to receive a ton of attention from Division 1 schools. Originally graduated from Suitland High School in Suitland, Maryland, but Warren now plays for Lackwanna College located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. If that school sounds familiar to Tennessee fans it’s because it’s the same Junior College that produced 4-Star 2019 Tennessee signee Savion Williams. It looks like Pruitt and staff have found another prospect that has peaked their interest from this school in Warren, as they offered him just a few days ago. VR2 recently caught up with the JUCO prospect for an interview.

When asked about the meaning of the offer, Warren said “To get an offer from Tennessee is honestly a blessing, especially with it being the first offer I’ve ever received. It’s a great feeling to know that someone is watching and is willing to give me an opportunity to be a part of their program.” The coaches have already been in contact with him multiple times since sending out the offer. When asked about contact with the staff, Warren said “The contact from the coaching staff was awesome at first. we started off texting they were giving quick responses and the phone call was even better. Now I’m building a relationship with the coaching staff and it is a great and honorable experience for me.” We also asked what other schools have been in contact with him. Warren answered “a slew of schools has been following me on social media; the only schools that have said something to me are Georgia and Hawaii.”

With weekends limited now, we asked Warren about a potential visit to Tennessee within the next few weeks. “I do have plans to visit Tennessee; my father told me great things about the campus as well as the atmosphere so I am trying to see it for myself” Warren answered. 

Warren fits the mold of what Derrick Ansley and Jeremy Pruitt covet at the defensive back position. He is a long, rangy corner that can play physical at the line of scrimmage and has speed to stay with smaller, faster receivers into deeper areas of the field. Warren’s first season at Lackawanna saw him come away with first-team all conference honors. He appears as a prospect that could blow up over the winter and see a high rating when JUCO prospects are ranked for the 21 class.