"I thought it was an absolutely amazing feeling," he said. "I've been around the coaching staff quite a bit now. It seemed like a second family almost. They're all tight with each other and I like that about the program."
Slaughter called head coach Dan Enos and that is when he was offered the scholarship. So far, he likes what he sees of the man at the head of the Chippewa program.
"He's a really great guy. I look up to him in the aspect that he is family oriented like the rest of staff. They're a big family."
At 6-foot-4, 270 pounds, Slaughter could play either side of the ball in college.
"They left it open," he said of CMU. "They said we'll have to see who is there come Signing Day."
After Sunday's performance at the Elite Big Man Camp, Slaughter should see more interest come his way and he has maintained contact with several schools.
Slaughter visits Michigan State this Thursday.