Jaiven Plummer Taking Recruitment Slowly

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Jaiven Plummer
Jaiven Plummer has a Virginia Tech offer. (@JaivenPlummer)

Jaiven Plummer
Athlete, Class of 2022
Episcopal, Alexandria, VA
6-3, 195

By this time, Episcopal (Va.) 2022 wide receiver Jaiven Plummer had hoped to have a good handle on his recruitment. He hoped that he’d have a healthy number of college options, but also that he would have seen many of them by this point.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, that hasn’t happened. But Plummer has picked up numerous scholarship offers, now 13, including from Virginia Tech, Stanford, California, Virginia and West Virginia. It’s been difficult for Plummer to find much traction as he relies on virtual connections and waits on the current NCAA recruiting dead period to be lifted.

“Right now, especially since I’m unable to visit, I don’t think I’m even close to speeding up the process,” he said. “I haven’t really thought about making decisions. I’m just waiting, especially on the visits. That’s a key factor in my recruiting for me, personally.”

Plummer said he’s been impressed with how the coaches he’s talked with have adjusted to the current climate. And though it’s far from any sort of top list or any favorites, he said he has liked what he’s seen from Virginia Tech, Stanford and Rutgers more than others. The Hokies offered Plummer Aug.