HittersBox Outfield/Hitting Instructor graduated from Berkmar High School in 2005. He played baseball and basketball for the Berkmar Patriots. He was named First-Team All-Gwinnett County and All-State by the Georgia Dugout Club after his senior year. He was also voted Team MVP by his teammates.
He signed a scholarship to play baseball at Georgia State University where he competed for four years while playing in a total of 158 games. He belted 116 hits in 407 at-bats. His senior year he hit an average of .324, while hitting .426 with two outs and .500 with bases loaded. He batted .357 during the CAA Conference championships while earning CAA All-Tournament Team and helping the Panthers win their first conference championship in school history.
He graduated with a degree in Economics from the Georgia State School of Policy Studies and recently finished his master's degree in Sport Administration at Georgia State University.