- Played for head coach Stefan LeFors at the Christian Academy of Louisville in Louisville, Ky.
- Served as team captain during his senior season
- Received All-State honors as a senior, in addition to being named the District Player of the Year
- A two-time All-Metro and three-time first team All-District selection
- Totaled 254 tackles and 20 quarterback sacks during his high school career
- Helped lead team to the 2016 state title and three straight district championships
- Earned Academic All-State honors from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association