One of the nation's top defensive back prospects as a senior at Timberview High School in Mansfield, Texas ... Graduated from high school in December of 2013 and enrolled at LSU for the spring 2014 semester ... Rated a consensus four-star prospect by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247sports.com ... Ranked the No. 8 prospect in the state of Texas by Rivals and ESPN and No. 6 by 247sports ... Rated as high as the No. 3 safety nationally by 247sports ... A participant in the U.S. Army All-American game ... One of four finalists for the Lockheed Martin Defensive Back of the Year award ... Tallied 18 tackles with five pass breakups and three interceptions as opposing teams avoided throwing his way during his senior season ... Named Texas APSE Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention after his senior year ... Honored as a First-Team All-District 7-5A cornerback as well as First-Team All-DFW area player as a senior ... Earned First-Team All-State recognition after he recorded 25 tackles, seven interceptions (two returned for TDs), nine pass breakups and two forced fumbles as a junior ... Coached by James Brown.
Parents are Karla and Edward Paris, Sr. ... Born March 29, 1995 in New Orleans, La. ... Evacuated New Orleans in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina struck ... Majoring in sport administration.