Four-star class of 2025 guard Jeremiah Fears is officially visiting Tennessee on Sept. 23, 24/7 High School Hoops first reported Sunday night.
Fears is just now entering his junior year of high school and unless he reclassifies he won’t play college basketball until the 2025-26 season.
The 6-foot-2, 165-pound combo guard ranks as a four-star recruit and the No. 33 player in the country according to the 247sports composite rankings. Fears also ranks as the sixth best combo guard in the 2025 recruiting cycle.
While Fears is playing his junior prep season at Compass Prep in Arizona, the blue-chip recruit is a Juliet, Illinois native. As he enters his junior prep season, Fears has been on a handful of unofficial visits seeing midwest powers Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State and Iowa as well as Oregon.
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Fears official visit to Tennessee, which is taking place the same weekend the Volunteer football team hosts UTSA, is his first official visit during the recruiting process.
While Fears still has two years of high school basketball before making his collegiate debut, his older brother Jeremy is an incoming five-star guard at Michigan State. Jeremy’s experience in East Lansing could play a major role in Jeremiah’s recruitment.
Tennessee basketball doesn’t have a player committed in the 2025 recruiting cycle. In fact, the Vols are still looking for their first target in the 2024 cycle after striking out on a number of top prospects this summer.