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Jarques McClellion
Jarques McClellion

#24 Jarques McClellion

Defensive Back | Freshman | 6-0 | 172 | Lake Worth, Fla. | American Heritage School

High School
Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Rated the No. 53 cornerback in the class of 2017 and No. 17 corner in the South by Scout … ESPN tabbed him the No. 62 cornerback with a scout grade of 77 … Ranked the No. 89 cornerback and No. 113 player in the state of Florida by 247Sports Composite … Won the 2017 Brandon Flowers Defensive Player of the Year Award, which is named after his cousin who currently plays in the NFL for the Los Angeles Chargers … Earned an invite to the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl held in Jacksonville … Named to the Sun-Sentinel Super 11 prior to the season … Earned all-area recognition … Totaled 46 tackles and 21 pass breakups as a senior … Also had four receiving touchdowns … Helped lead American Heritage High School to the 2015 Florida 3A state championship game and a 10-3 record … Had eight interceptions and 45 tackles as a junior … Selected Arkansas over Florida, Louisville, Michigan State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Purdue, Maryland, Syracuse, Boston College, California and others.

Personal
Born on Dec. 3, 1997 … Son of Tamika and Central McClellion … Father, Central, played football at Ohio State … Undecided on a major … Cousin of Brandon Flowers, who played cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers.