- Played for head coach Oscar Olejniczak at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy in Detroit, Mich.
- Served as team captain during his senior season
- Selected first team All-State by the Associated Press in 2017
- Earned All-Catholic honors as a senior
- Totaled three interceptions and four fumble recoveries during his high school career
- Rushed for 1,068 yards and 13 touchdowns on offense as a senior, in addition to throwing for 1,548 yards and 12 scores
- Also lettered in track and field