Played safety at the University of Washington... Saw action in three games as a sophomore in 2012... Saw action in two games as a freshman in 2011, before his season was cut short due to injury... Played one season at American River College in California before transferring to Louisville.
Played at Grant High School in Sacramento, Calif. for coach Mike Alberghini... Rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com... Ranked as the No. 9 safety in the country and No. 15 prospect in California as a senior by Rivals.com... Recorded 109 tackles as a senior at Grant... Named a high school All-American as a senior and voted to participate in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl... Named first-team All-CIF San Joaquin Section, first-team All-Metro by the Sacramento Bee, first-team All-Delta Valley Conference, and first-team All-NorCal by NorCalPreps.com as a senior... Dubbed a third-team all-state performer by ESPN.com in 2011... Helped lead Grant to a 12-1 record as a junior, totaling 111 tackles... Named first-team All-Metro and a PrepStar All-American as a junior.