KU signs four-star forward Tristan Enaruna
Bill Self and Kansas have their third player for the class of 2019.
Four-star forward Tristan Enaruna announced his pledge to KU on Twitter on Tuesday night. KU announced his signing with the program on Wednesday.
"I’m blessed to announce my commitment to one of the most prestigious programs in the country," Enaruna tweeted. "I’m super excited to join this great community and see what and where this journey will bring me, I’m ready. Rock Chalk!"
247Sports.com has Enaruna
and the 14th-best small forward for the class of 2019. He is the top-rated recruit out of the state of Utah.
"We have been recruiting Tristan the entire year and have always been impressed with his IQ, skillset and tremendous athletic ability," Jayhawk head coach Bill Self said in a release. "At 17 years old, he is young for his class but his versatility is one of a guard. He would remind KU fans of a Kelly Oubre and Andrew Wiggins-type from his size, athletic ability and skillset.
"He is still time away from having the impact that those two players had (at Kansas) and strength will be very important in his development. We feel like Tristan's ceiling is one that he could be one of the most complete offensive players that we've had here at Kansas over the last several years."
Enaruna is originally from the Netherlands and played at Wasatch Academy in Utah. He chose Kansas over Creighton and Miami. His signing gives KU
for the class of 2019 with Christian Braun and Issac McBride.
"He had a great year at Wasatch as they qualified for the GEICO National Tournament as the sixth seed and lost to Oak Hill Academy (Va.) in the quarterfinals," Self said. "Tristan has been very well drilled and very well coached. He has been in the United States the last two years which should allow his transition into college to be a fairly seamless one."