Before Maryland: Played JUCO football at Lackawanna C.C. in Scranton, Pa. and high school football at Hillside in Durham, N.C. … a consensus 3-star recruit according to all major recruiting services … rated the No. 2 player in the state of North Carolina and the No. 13 corner in the nation via 247sports … rated the No. 95 player in the nation by 247sports … rated the No. 13 CB in the nation by ESPN … had 9 tackles and one interception in 7 games at Lackawanna College … coached by former Terp standout Mark Duda (1979-82).