|Hometown:||St. Petersburg, Fla.|
|High School:||Shorecrest Preparatory|
Personal: Was a four-year member of the Shorecrest Preparatory High School football team, serving as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons... Coached by Steve Dudley... Was his team's Most Valuable Player his junior and senior years... Earned his school's Excellence in Mathematics Award and was named to the National Honor Society... Also received the National Merit Scholarship... Played basketball his junior year and threw the shot put for the track and field team, finishing as the state runner-up in the event his senior year... Born January 4... Son of Randy and Juana... His mother played basketball for the University of West Florida, and ranks fourth in program history in blocked shots.