Product of Dayton's Thurgood Marshall High School, where he played for coach Earl White ... Helped team to second round of OHSA Division III Playoffs ... Rated a three-star prospect as an athlete by Scout, Rivals and 247 Sports, but projected to play defensive end at UC ... Listed as the nation's No. 49 prospect at defensive end by Scout ... Ranked the No. 69 overall prospect in Ohio by 247 ... Chose Cincinnati over Arkansas, Purdue, Indiana and Ohio, among others ... Will become team's fifth player from Dayton.