— Daimion Collins (@CollinsDaimion) October 31, 2020
Collins is a native of Atlanta, Texas, who ranks 19th nationally in the 2021 recruiting class per 247sports, is the fifth-ranked power forward and second-best prospect from the Lone Star State. He picked the Wildcats over a final five list that included Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Texas Tech.
He is the first five-star recruit to join Kentucky’s 2021 class and third overall prospect joining four-star guard Nolan Hickman and four-star forward Bryce Hopkins.
Collins was recruited heavily by Kentucky’s new recruiting coordinator Jai Lucas who recruited Collins while working at Texas before he joined Calipari’s staff in Lexington.