|Hometown:||Harper Woods, Mich.|
|High School:||Harper Woods|
A 2010 graduate of Harper Woods High School . . . Chosen as a 2009 Detroit News Division 5-6 All-State First Team pick . . . Earned Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State Special Mention laurels . . . Regarded as one of state's top linemen . . . Member of team that won school's first-ever playoff game in 2007 . . . Coached by Heath Filber . . . Received significant Division I interest . . . Has considerable size at more than 300 pounds . . . Three-year varsity player . . . Leading scorer on school's basketball team . . . Twice named to C&G Newspapers' All-Eastside Team . . . Listed as one of state's top 75 players as a junior in 2008.