By Danny Moran
Jabari Parker has become a national figure since the Simeon forward graced the cover of Sports Illustrated one month ago. His celebrity status will continue to grow after appearing in a pre-taped interview with Katie Couric on Good Morning America, which aired on Thursday.
The interview occurred in New York before the cover's release and focused heavily on the three-time state champions Mormon faith and how it will affect his draft status in two years. Mormons are expected to make a two-year mission trip after turning 19, which is when he will be eligible for the NBA Draft.
But Parker, who will be a senior this coming season, also commented on the college recruitment process.
Im looking at almost every school right now, he said, emphasizing, Theyre not just looking at me, Im looking at them.
Parker has received offers from the top basketball programs in the country including Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and North Carolina.
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