|High School:||Mandarin HS|
As a Sophomore (2014): Did not see game action during the season … earned defensive scout team player of the week for his preparation for Iowa (10/18).
As a Freshman (2013): Missed the season due to injury.
At Mandarin High School: Touted as a three-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com … selected to play in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South Classic … a member of the Super 24 Florida Times-Union team… a second team All-First Coast selection … as a senior, totaled 42 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 10 sacks … also considered Georgia Tech, Missouri, North Carolina, NC State, Wake Forest, UCF, USF and West Virginia … coached by Robert Dean.
Personal: Born in Quincy, Mass. … parents are Innocent and Stella Opara … majoring in criminology and criminal justice.