As a Freshman (2013):
- Red-shirted the season at fullback.
In High School:
- Played for coach Mark Barnes, his team posted a 10-3 mark as a senior, including a second round appearance in the state playoffs.
- Squad reached state 3A finals during his junior and sophomore campaigns.
- Defensive MVP of the 2012 Shrine Bowl, when he had six tackles, including two for loss.
- Honors: Three-time all-conference performer.