Programmatically change the value of react-select component

I’m using the react-select component in a React app pretty heavily. I’ve created a wrapper component which allows me to specify a use-case where I want the selected value to reset on selection.

My component wrapper is defined as:

import React, { useRef } from 'react';
import Select from 'react-select'
export const SelectComponent = (props) => {
    const selectRef = useRef(null);

    const valueSelected = (item) => {
        if (!item || item.value === props.selectedValue) {

        if (props.resetOnSelect) {

    return <div className="modal-form-row">
        <Select ref={selectRef} options={props.options} onChange={valueSelected} id={} isClearable={true} isSearchable={true} placeholder={props.label} value={props.selectedValue} />

And this is how the component gets referenced:

const options = [
    { label: 'Item1', value: '1' },
    { label: 'Item2', value: '2' },
    { label: 'Item2', value: '2' },
<SelectComponent id="select-list" label="Pick an Item" options={options} onValueSelected={this.handleNewItem} value="" resetOnSelect={true} />

It appears to be working, as my valueSelected handler is called a second time with a null argument, but the select component itself doesn’t re-render, it leaves the user’s selection showing. Any ideas on what I should try next?

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