Enrolled at Florida State in January…consensus four-star recruit out of Sandalwood High in Jacksonville…rated the third-best inside linebacker and sixth-best player in Florida in ESPN300 (No. 32 player overall)…the ninth-best inside linebacker (No. 142 player overall) by Rivals and the No. 6 inside linebacker by 247Sports (No. 144 overall)…a five-star recruit and the nation’s No. 4 middle linebacker recruit by Scout…PrepStar Magazine’s No. 4 linebacker and No. 59 overall player…played in the 2014 Under Armour All-American Game, racking up two tackles…named a 247Sports Second-Team All-American…led Sandalwood to the 8A regional quarterfinals and captured honorable mention All-First Coast honors in 2013…totaled 74 tackles, seven sacks and five forced fumbles as a junior and 108 tackles, 12 sacks and two forced fumbles as a sophomore…First Team Class 8A All-State in 2012…invited to The Opening, a skills camp held at the Nike campus in Oregon…also played basketball in high school…chose Florida State over Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, and Florida, among others.