HIGH SCHOOL:Named the Birmingham News All-Metro Player of the Year in 2012 ... Awarded as Mr. Baseball in the state of Alabama by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2012 ... Was named the Alabama Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year in 2012 by ESPN ... ranked No. 77 in ESPN100 high school baseball player rankings ... as a senior at Spain Park, White batted .389 with nine home runs and 37 RBI in 2012 ... helped the Jaguars (35-17) to their first Class 6A state semifinals finish ... recorded a .712 slugging percentage and .524 on-base percentage ... posted an 8-2 record with two saves, a 1.13 ERA and 61 strikeouts against nine walks in 55.2 innings pitched ... named to the Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-American first team prior to his senior season ... he captured a gold medal at the Pan American Games this past summer as a member of the 2011 USA Baseball U18 National Team ... Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Alabama and No. 70 nationally by Perfect Game USA ... earned a spot on the 2011 USA U18 National Team that captured a gold medal at the Junior Pan-American Championships in Cartagena, Columbia, from Nov. 17-27, 2011 ... named to the 2012 Alabama Top-100 players list ... played in the 2011 Alabama North-South All-Star game ... was a Class 6A First Team All-State selection at shortstop by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2011 ... was a 2011 First Team All-Hoover/South Baseball Team selection by the Birmingham News ... helped his team to the state playoffs in 2010 and 2011, including an area championship in 2011 ... was a two-time first team all-metro selection and a two-time all-county honoree ... was a Perfect Game USA Second Team Preseason HS Underclassmen All-American ... teammates at Spain Park HS with fellow signee Colton Freeman ... high school head coach is Will Smith.
PERSONAL: Was drafted by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... born Michael John White on Sept. 3, 1993 in San Diego, Ca. ... son of Mike and Jana White ... has one brother, Sam, and two sisters, Janey and Anna Leigh ... father Mike played football for Alabama ... major is undecided.