|Hometown:||Virginia Beach, VA|
|High School:||Cape Henry|
Before CCSU: Played basketball for four seasons at Cape Henry Collegiate School for coach Larry Ward. Scored over 1,000 points and grabbed over 1,000 rebounds in his high school career. Three-time All-Conference selection. Twice named All-State and was named to the State Tournament Team in 2009. Also starred in volleyball at Cape Henry. Two-time All-Conference selection and team won the conference title twice in 2008 and 2009. Named Tournament MVP in 2009.