Report: 5-star UCLA signee arrested for allegedly fleeing police

Five-star UCLA commit Soso Jamabo was reportedly arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly fled police.

According to the Dallas Morning News, Jamabo, who attends Plano West High School, was booked at 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Jamabo, 18, was held on charges of evading arrest with a vehicle, minor consumption of alcohol, minor in possession of alcohol, speeding, driving without possessing a driver’s license and disregarding a stop sign. He remained jailed Sunday morning.

Details about the police allegations weren’t immediately available. Kemp police, who arrested Jamabo, didn’t immediately respond to a request for information.

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Jamabo is a crown jewel of UCLA's recruiting class. He's the No. 4 running back in the class of 2015 according to Rivals and the No. 22 player overall. He's one of three five-star signees UCLA hauled in on National Signing Day, helping the Bruins have the No. 13 recruiting class.

Before signing day, Jamabo joked that he was going to sign with either ITT Tech or the University of Phoenix.

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