A strong defensive end with solid stature, he will be able to cause issues for opposing offensive lineman … Rated as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com and PrepStar and as a four star by ESPN.com, 247sports.com, and Scout.com … Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team … Recorded 57 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, and seven sacks in his junior season at Memphis Central High School … Tallied 26 tackles, six tackles for loss, two and a half sacks, and forced one fumble in his senior campaign … Rated as the No. 2 player in Tennessee by Rivals and 247sports and No. 6 by ESPN … Rated as the No. 5 defensive end by Rivals and Scout, while being rated as the No. 7 defensive end by 247sports … Participated on the East Team in the U.S. Army All-American Game where he recorded one sack for a 10 yard loss … Coached by Lynord Crutchfield.
Mother is Wanlisha Hawkins … Born September 9, 1994 in Centerville, Ill. … Has three siblings – Carrie, Ashley and DeMarcus.