|Hometown:||San Marcos, Calif.|
|High School:||Mission Hills HS '12|
HS: Graduated from Mission Hills HS in 2012. Was a second team All-California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Section selection as a defensive lineman as a senior. Earned first team All-Avacado East League honors as a defensive lineman in both 2010 and 2011. He helped lead Mission Hills to a 7-4 record overall and perfect 4-0 league mark, as the Grizzlies advanced to the semifinals of the CIF San Diego Section (Division II) Playoffs. As a junior, Mission Hills finished 10-3 overall and was 4-0 in the league. The Grizzlies had a 9-3 record overall and 4-1 league mark in 2009.