THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Woodlands 2025 Wide Receiver (Texas) Quanell X Farrakhan Jr. was one of many prospects from the state of Texas to make the first Rivals100 in the 2025 class released on Wednesday, as the Houston-area catcher found his spot at 34th overall.
For Farrakhan, it is a blessing but also a reason to work harder to keep going.
“It feels good, but I still feel I have some improvements to make,” Farrakhan said. “I’m never satisfied, I’ll keep working hard. I’m getting to that No. 1 spot.”
Nine statewide recorders from Texas have produced the 2025 Rivals100 as the state’s talent in the current sophomore class is what caught his attention.
“It’s loaded,” he said. “We have a lot of great receivers in the state of Texas in my class. I just have to keep working so I can be number one. I really like it. Dakorien Moore, Jacorey Watson and Andrew Marsh. Those are my boys. “
“It feels good,” he said of the attention. “I’m so lucky and grateful.”
He has his eye on a couple of game visits in 2022 when he starts getting involved in interest shows.
“I want to come back Georgia“, he say.” I love USC. I want to go to Oregon, I heard they have a good facility. I want to come back Texas and Texas A&M. Other schools like Florida and State of Florida I also want to go. “
That USC trip was back in July, where he was able to meet the coaching staff and explore campus and life in Los Angeles.
“I really liked the atmosphere and the way the coaches treated me while I was there during the visit,” he said. “They treated me with respect and showed me around the campus. The campus is beautiful and beautiful.”
Nico Iamaleava commitment to Tennessee is something Volunteers rank high on his list.
“SEC. It’s as simple as that,” he said. “And a five-star defender is always cheerful.”
Georgia already offers Farrakhan, and it’s a program that Farrakhan is watching closely in 2022.
“I saw how they did against Oregon,” he said. “That really got me tempted.”
As for offers he hasn’t had, Alabama is a show he wants to earn from.
“I went to their camp and they said they would contact me, so I really wanted that offer from Alabama,” he said.
Standing 6 feet-1 tall and weighing 161 pounds, Farrakhan ranks as the number 34 prospect in the country for 2025, according to Rivals.