HIGH SCHOOL-A SuperPrep All-Far West team member, as he is ranked No. 98 in that region and is the No. 15 offensive lineman and the first center on the list. Scout.com ranks him as the No. 122 player from California and No. 22 center in the country and he is the top center in California and the No. 2 center in the west. ESPN ranks him the No. 122 player from California, the No. 16 center in the country and the No. 2 center from California. He earned first-team All-CIF San Diego Section as a senior when Cal-Hi Sports named him second team All-State. He was first-team All-League twice, earned All-Avocado League selection as a senior after Vista switched from the Palomar League, where he was a first-team selection as a junior. He totaled 108 pancake blocks his senior year, anchoring an offensive line that helped Vista score 34.2 point per game while going over 30 points in eight games. The offense racked up 416.8 yard of offense per game and averaged 234.7 yards per game on the ground, totaling over 3,000 yards rushing on the season and featuring a 1,500-yard rusher. His junior season, he had 60 pancake blocks as Vista averaged 31.3 points per game and 343.0 yards per game on offense. Vista scored 30 or more points five times and three times went over 40 points and averaged 226.0 yards per game on the ground. He had 30 pancake blocks his sophomore season. His top game his senior year came when Vista defeated heavily favored Torrey Pines 24-21 in the CIF semifinals en route to the championship. His junior year, his favorite moment came when Vista defeated La Costa Canyon, 47-7, snapping a 23-game win streak in the CIF semifinal match-up. Vista was 29-9 in his three seasons there, including two championship seasons the last two years there. Vista was 12-1 his senior season, winning the Avocado League and CIF San Diego Section Championship, 10-3 his junior year winning the Palomar League and advancing to the CIF San Diego Section championship game. He is in the midst of his senior season wrestling for Vista. He was named first-team All-CIF San Diego Section as a junior and was first-team All-Palomar League as a heavyweight both his sophomore and junior seasons.
ACADEMICS-He is undecided on a major at Colorado but is interested in sports medicine or coaching as a possible career after football. He was named to the 2010 All-Academic Team by the San Diego Union-Tribune for maintaining above a 3.0 grade point average.
PERSONAL-He was born December 1, 1992 in Madrid, Spain, where his parents were working as missionaries. Hobbies include hanging out with friends and going to the beach. He spent two weeks this past summer in Haiti passing out supplies to earthquake victims and helping build an orphanage.