Los Angeles (Calif.) Jordan wide receiver/cornerback Delvon Purvis (5-10, 180, 4.5) had a breakout performance at yesterday's NIKE Camp held in Los Angeles. He proved to be very smooth and fluid with really soft hands. It will now only be a matter of time before he gets his first offer.
Purvis has been a known commodity in the Los Angeles City section as he is a two time all-city wide receiver has he has caught over 85 passes over the last two seasons.
As a junior, Purvis hauled in 35 receptions for 492 yards and six touchdowns. He even had one rushing touchdown. On defense, he accounted for 36 tackles and one fumble recovery.
There are a host of colleges already showing interest in Purvis some of them are Notre Dame, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, UCLA, USC, Washington and Colorado.
Purvis showed off his skills yesterday and opened up some eyes in doing so. The ever competitive Purvis was contented by his performance was hungry to do more.
"The camp started out well, but I didn't get as many reps as I would have liked," Purvis said. "But overall it was great.
An extremely hard worker, Purvis isn't resting on his laurels with one solid camp performance, he's going to improve on working of skills camping with Arizona State, UCLA, USC and B2G.
His work ethic isn't lost on his coach and teammates. His quarterback James Boyd had the following to say about one of his favorite targets.
"Delvon has a great work ethic and always gives 110 percent," Boyd said. "As a receiver, Delvon runs good routes and he finds the open spot.
Jordan head coach Elijah Asante echoes his quarterback's sentiments.
"Delvon all the tools, both mentally and physically to be successful on the collegiate level," Asante said. "He is definitely a D-I bound football player. He's going to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
Purvis gets the job done on and off the field as he carries a 3.1 GPA and is even hearing from Ivy League schools.
Purvis was recently at a UCLA junior day.
"I loved being at UCLA's junior day," Purvis said. "Everything was great. I loved the locker room, it made me feel like home.