Gaither cornerback Jordan Young committed to Florida during a live Instagram broadcast on Sunday.
The three-star recruit, is ranked among the top 30 cornerbacks in the nation according to 247 Sports’ composite list. He picked the Gators over offers from 25 other schools, including Alabama, FSU, Georgia, Miami and Mississippi.
Young is the third area player in the Class of 2021 to choose Florida, joining Armwood’s Charles Montgomery and Jefferson’s Gage Wilcox. The three locals are the most the Gators have had in a recruiting class since 2017.
Last year, Young started at Jesuit. He transferred to Gaither this offseason.