Considered one of the nation's top cornerback prospects for the Class of 2013 ... A five-star recruit as the nation's No. 2-ranked cornerback and No. 9-ranked prospect nationally regardless of position by 247Sports ... Given five stars by PrepStar and named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team ... Reached four-star status in recruiting rankings released by ESPN and Scout.com ... Rated a five star prospect by Rivals.com and listed as the nation's 18th best overall prospect and No. 4 cornerback ... Ranked No. 58 in the Scout 300 as the nation's No. 6-ranked cornerback prospect by Scout.com ... The top-ranked recruit in Louisiana by both Rivals.com and Scout.com for the Class of 2013 ... Named a U.S. Army All-American during his senior season at Glen Oaks in 2012 ... Started in the defensive backfield for the West squad at the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... Wowed scouts with his athleticism and coverage skills in practice in preparation for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Displayed tremendous return skills in the game after returning the opening kickoff 33 yards and adding a 19-yard return in the first quarter ... Had one carry for eight yards for a first down on a fake punt by the West squad in the fourth quarter ... Added two tackles on defense as he finished the game with 60 all-purpose yards ... A member of the Advocate Super Dozen ... Played primarily as a quarterback during his prep career at Shreveport's Glen Oaks High School ... Passed for 593 yards and rushed for 306 yards while accounting for 11 touchdowns during a stellar senior season in 2012 ... Honored as a first-team Class 3A all-state selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association following the 2012 campaign ... Emerged as an elite prospect during his junior season in 2011 while passing for 1,710 yards and 20 touchdowns and rushing for 804 yards and eight touchdowns from the quarterback position ... Added 45 tackles and four interceptions on the defensive side of the ball as a junior at Glen Oaks ... Also a standout basketball player during his prep career at Glen Oaks while earning second-team Class 3A all-state honors from the LSWA as one of the state's top guards in the spring of 2012 ... Coached by Spencer Heard.
Born on Jan. 16, 1995 ... Parents are David White and Lashawnita Ruffins ... Related to former LSU All-America cornerback Morris Claiborne