AUDIO – Why UNLV over Oregon and Gonzaga? David Jenkins Jr. explains his choice of UNLV

He was ranked the No. 2 transfer available this off-season.

And plenty of Power 5 schools came calling.

Jenkins Jr., who played for T.J. Otzelberger at South Dakota State, took his time to make a decision. Was diligent in taking his visits. But in the end, he decided on two more years with TJO, now the UNLV coach.

“He’s one of the only guys who believed in me when no else one did,” said Jenkins Jr. “I will always stay loyal to someone who has been loyal to me.”

He passed the Zags and Ducks plus Memphis, UCLA and Washington State,

Jenkins Jr. will be eligible to play in 2020-21.

On Saturday, he released a video to announce his decision. Jenkins Jr. told Cofield & Co. how he put the video together, and why he decided to make it appointment viewing.

Photo courtesy UNLV Athletics

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