|Hometown:||Elk Grove, Calif.|
|High School:||Franklin HS|
High School: A 2014 graduate of Franklin HS in Elk Grove, Calif…was a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com…was named second team Div. I all-state, first team all-Northern California and first team all-Sac-Joaquin Section as a senior…was the Delta Valley League MVP that same season and was a member of the Sacramento Bee all-Metro team…starred on both sides of the ball for the Wildcats…recorded 155 total tackles, including 10.5 sacks…also rushed for 571 yards and eight touchdowns, caught four passes for 32 yards and averaged 21.92 yards per kick return…defensively, he had 10 or more tackles in 10 of the team's 11 games…was credited with 27 total stops, including five sacks, against Elk Grove and had 18 in a playoff loss against Folsom…offensively, he rushed for a season high 130 yards and a touchdown against Tracy…had four touchdowns on just eight carries in a playoff game against Pittman…as a junior, he had 135 tackles with six sacks…had nine games with double digit tackles…season highs were 19 stops against Tracy and 18 against Elk Grove…also rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns…played varsity as a sophomore where he had 86 tackles, including seven sacks…scored six touchdowns on offense with four coming on pass receptions…also wrestled where he finished fifth in the state and was the Sac-Joaquin Section champion at 195 pounds…was a high school teammate of fellow Hornet freshman Jabarri Johnson.
Personal: Has yet to declare a major…parents are Adam and Kristi Banks.