Before Maryland: Played high school football at Clayton Valley Charter in Concord, Ca. and IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. … a consensus 3-star recruit according to all major recruiting services … rated the No. 86 player in the state of California via Rivals … ranked the No. 99 player in the state of California and the No. 43 inside linebacker in the nation by ESPN … ranked the No. 131 defensive end in the nation by Scout … ranked the No. 81 outside linebacker in the nation by 247sports … recorded 90 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 3 pass breakups, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery his senior season at Clayton Valley Charter … chose Maryland over Arizona and Toledo … coached by Tim Murphy.