|Hometown:||Virginia Beach, VA.|
|High School:||Frank W. Cox HS|
In High School: Rated the No. 135 overall prospect, No. 4 player in the state of Virginia and No. 4 outside linebacker in the nation by Rivals … played in the US Army All-American game ... rated the No. 176 prospect by 247 Sports ... No. 5 in the state and No. 13 at his position as well ... No. 254 nationally and No. 8 in the state by ESPN ... No. 5 prospect in the region by Scout … helped Cox High School and coach Bill Stachelski to a 9-3 record and state playoff berth in 2016 ... had 50 tackles, including 17 for loss, three pass defended, two caused fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a senior ... also had a touchdown on a recovery ... first-team all-state at the highest level of high school football in Virginia ... as a junior, had 39 tackles, including 12.5 for loss, including five sacks ... had two interceptions, seven passes broken up, one caused fumble and two fumble recoveries ... wore #59 at Cox High School ... recruited by Brent Venables.