Prior to Western Carolina: Finished his prep career at Virginia Episcopal School ... Spent his freshman and sophomore campaigns at Cave Spring High School ... As a sophomore, averaged 14.9 points and eight rebounds per game ... Named a Timesland Sizzlin' Sophomore ... Had the highest field goal percentage for a season at Cave Spring as a freshman at 65 percent ... As a junior, averaged six points and nine rebounds per game ... Team advanced to the state championships where they eventually fell to Blue Ridge ... Played travel ball for Spectrum Sports Academy Age 17 Elite Black team ... Won the Big Shots Myrtle Beach 1 Tournament, an NCAA certified event ... The team was selected to play in the highest talent division and went 5-0, beating teams from South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Louisiana and Iowa ... Also a standout on the soccer pitch where he was named First Team All-Conference and Goalie of the Year while playing for Cave Spring ... Also set the record for most saves in a season while playing for CSHS.