The four-star recruit picked the Red Storm over Washington and California.

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Garfield forward J’Raan Brooks gave St. John’s basketball fans an early Christmas present on Sunday evening, announcing he’s committing to the Red Storm.

“I have thought long and hard about the place that’s gonna be best for me and my career, and I’ve found that,” Brooks wrote in a tweet that announced his commitment. “I’m happy to announce that I will be coming to The Big Apple and attending St. John’s University, playing for Hall of Famer Chris Mullin.”

Brooks is a 6-foot-8 power forward listed as a four-star recruit by He’s listed as the No. 2 prospect in the state for the Class of 2018, just behind Rainier Beach’s Kevin Porter Jr. said Brooks was “warm” on offers from Washington and California, and “cool” on offers from USC, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Stanford, Texas A&M, Virginia and Washington State.

In four games played this season, Brooks is averaging 13 points per game for the top-ranked Bulldogs.