• Played for head coach Mario Valentini at Mount St. Michael Academy.
• Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons.
• Named first team All-State, first team All-City and first team All-Bronx as a senior.
• A three-time All-Catholic High School Football League selection.
• Selected as the Bronx / Manhattan Player of the Year by the New York Post as a senior.
• Totaled 64 tackles and eight sacks during his senior year, while leading Mount St. Michael to the CHSFL title.
• Recorded 169 tackles over the course of his high school career, in addition to rushing for 1,318 yards and 23 touchdowns as a fullback.
• Also lettered in basketball, and earned All-League honors.
• Member of National Honor Society.
• Son of William and Vera Acquah.
• Has not yet declared a major.