HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Joined the Crimson Tide out of Woodbury High School in New Jersey ... a talented athlete who also boasted a distinguished career in track and field ... ranked 115th by 247Sports.com and the site's No.14 safety and No. 5 player in New Jersey ... ranked 273rd in the 247Composite ... No. 22 athlete by ESPN and No. 211 in the ESPN 300 ... Scout.com ranked him as the No. 23 cornerback nationally while Rivals.com listed him as the No. 23 corner ... a PrepStar All-East Region choice ... ranked 193rd nationally by PrepStar ... No. 10 athlete in Tom Lemming's MaxPreps ... second team small school All-American as a defensive back by MaxPreps ... played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Game ... clocked at 10.6 in the 100-meters, 6.46 in the 55 meters and high jumped 6-feet, 4-inches ... possibly the top prep long jumper in the nation with a jump of 25-feet, two-inches, which was the longest jump in the nation for 2013 and the second-longest in state history ... finished second in the 2012 Penn Relays long jump ... posted 106 tackles, 12 pass breakups and five interceptions as a senior in 2012, earning him first team All-State honors ... had 52 stops and three picks as a junior in 2011 and 40 tackles and three interceptions in 2010 ... also ran for 1,278 yards (15 touchdowns) and passed for 836 (14 scores) as a senior ... coached by Zac Valentine ... nephew of former Miami (Fla.) All-American and Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie ... chose Alabama over Penn State, Iowa, South Carolina, West Virginia and Tennessee.