Tremendous prospect that starred on both sides of the ball for Ferriday High School ... Given three stars from all major recruiting sites ... Ranked as high as the No. 33 athlete in the state of Louisiana by Rivals and as the No. 95 best-athlete in the country by ESPN 300 ... Played both tight end and defensive end in high school and is listed as a “athlete” among LSU's signees ... Caught 19 passes for 441 yards and eight touchdowns from his tight end position in 2017 ... Also rushed for 48 yards and a pair of TDs on eight carries ... Defensively, the all-around athlete notched 101 total tackles (69 solo and 32 assisted) with 49 tackles for loss, 10 sacks for a loss of 41 yards, and 21 quarterback hurries ... Also forced four fumbles, recovered three fumbles and blocked one punt ... Dual-sport athlete at Ferriday High School where he also played forward for the basketball team ... Coached by Stanley Smith.