• Played for head coach Jim DeSarno at Westfield High School in Westfield, N.J.
• Served as a team captain during his senior season.
• Rushed for 970 yards and eight touchdowns during his high school career.
• Helped lead team to back-to-back North Section 2 Group V State Championships in 2015 and 2016.
• Also played baseball.
• Member of National Honor Society.
• Son of Mike and Michele Varano.
• Has two brothers (Chris and Danny) and one sister (Lizzy).
• Father played baseball at New Hampshire.
• Has not yet declared a major.