Four-star small forward has picked up a scholarship offer from Kentucky, becoming the second recruit from the 2021 class to land the honor from on Friday night.

Shortly after five-star point guard announced his scholarship offer from the Wildcats’ staff, Hopkins received the same treatment during a video conference with ’s coaches. The 6-foot-6 prospect from the Chicago area has emerged in recent days as a major target. ranks him as the No. 34 overall player in the class of 2021.

Hopkins had been committed to since last November before backing out of his commitment to the Cardinals earlier this month. Indiana, and Oregon are among the many major programs that have expressed heavy interest in his recruitment, but the Herald-Leader was told this week that is the clear team to beat for his commitment, which could come in the very near future.

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