HIGH SCHOOL: American…a two-sport star in football and basketball…one of the top rush ends in Florida…a gifted athlete who is a dangerous pass rusher off the edge…has an excellent frame to build on…rated the no. 23 prospect overall in Florida, regardless of position, by SuperPrep…rated the no. 37 defensive line prospect in America by SuperPrep…a SuperPrep All-American…rated the no. 15 defensive line prospect in the Southeast by PrepStar…ranked no. 11 in the Miami-Dade Top 20 by the Miami Herald…made 65 tackles, 19 for losses, and had 7 quarterback sacks as a senior for a 7-3 team…chose Miami over Auburn, Michigan State, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech and Florida…coached in football by Morty Bernstein.
PERSONAL: Son of John Wood and Donna Julius.