Jamie Brandon has signed a new contract that will see him stay with Hearts until 2020.
The full-back has made a big impression since signing from Rangers at the beginning of last season.
Initially part of the U20s side, the 19-year-old made his top team debut in the final game of the 2016/17 campaign away to Celtic and has made a further three appearances this season.
Speaking to heartsfc.co.uk, Jamie said: “I’m really delighted to sign a new contract with the club.
“It’s been really good since I joined and I’m really happy to extend my stay.
“I’ve been involved with the first team quite a lot and it’s all come around a bit quicker than I expected.
“I’m really enjoying the way it’s going and hopefully I can kick on make my mark in the first team.
The aim is get more regularly involved at that level. You always want to play in the first team because it’s the best standard.
“I just want to do my best for the club.”