Dashon Hunt committed to UCLA last August when the old coaching staff was still in place and only recently did he meet first-year coach Jim Mora and his assistants.
The visit went extremely well and the four-star cornerback from Westlake Village (Calif.) Westlake said he's going to stick with his commitment but continue to consider other options as well.
The Bruins are definitely high on his list after meeting with the new coaching staff.
"That visit went really well," Hunt said. "I've been keeping in contact with coach (Demetrice) Martin more and I'm planning to go to some of their spring practices to talk with him and coach Mora even more.
"After I visited I like them, they're a great group of guys and I can't wait to start talking to them more in person."
Hunt, who had 63 tackles and six interceptions along with 1,274 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns in his junior season, seems to really like UCLA's new coaching staff. He sees a few differences in the new regime as well.
"Coach Mora seems more enthusiastic and seems to have more of a desire to win, a more aggressive approach but at the same time he's very humorous and he's a really fun guy," Hunt said.
"It's the same with a lot of the other coaches. They really get after it. They can be funny sometimes but at the same time they're serious. This staff is more aggressive and more passionate. They show more emotion to the game than the other coaching staff."
Nebraska and Washington have also offered Hunt and he said Oregon State has stepped up recently and shown more interest.
Many other schools are also interested in the Westlake standout so he doesn't want to limit his options so early in the recruiting process.
"I'm still keeping my options open but UCLA is definitely one of my top choices," Hunt said.
"I really like UCLA a lot. They've always been the school I really wanted to go to. I like them, they're one of my top choices but I'm not going to make a final decision until my senior year. I still want to take all my officials and that's my plan now."