Major: Exercise and Sports Science
Minor: Public Health
2006/2007: Attended Gordon Lee Memorial High School. He was a member of the #3 ranked baseball team in GA and the team was region champions. He was named to the Georgia All-Star Team, won the GLHS Sportsmanship Award, and was named to Best of the Preps. He signed to play collegiate baseball with the #1 junior college in the country (Chattanooga State).
2007/2008: Attended Chattanooga State and was named to the TJCAA Conference All-Academic Team. He had a 2-0 record with 1 save by closing out a no-hitter against Peidmont College. During the summer he played for the Boynton Bulldogs who were Georgia State Champs and World Series Champs.
2008/2009: In second season at Chattanooga State he was named to the TJCAA Conference All-Academic Team again and produced a 1-0 record with 3 saves on the field. He was voted Best Mechanics Pitcher on the Staff and won the Pitcher with the most Strikes Thrown Award.
2009/2010: Transferred to UC and was a medical red-shirt with a torn ACL.