A native of San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Samiu and Malia Sekona ... one of five children ... related to former BYU and NFL star Vai Sikahema ... served a Church mission in Salta, Argentina ... speaks three languages, including English, Tongan and Spanish ... recruited by Washington, San Diego State and Arizona State.
Graduated from Mission Bay High School in 1999 ... earned all-county and all-CIF honors ... named Mission Bay HS Most Valuable Player ... earned league MVP honors ... earned all-academic honors ... helped lead the Buccaneers to the San Diego City championships as a freshman, state quarterfinals as a sophomore, Division III champions as a junior and the state semifinals as a senior ... also lettered in wrestling and track & field ... attended the University of Hawaii as a true freshman ... transferred to Grossmont JC after serving a Church mission ... earned second-team all-conference honors at Grossmont JC.
2004 | Junior Year
Contributed as a valuable member of the BYU practice squad.
2005 | Senior Year
Earned letterman honors ... played in 10 games during the season ... had one tackle for a loss of four yards ... participated in spring drills ... credited with one tackle during the annual Blue-White game.