Mother is Donna Thomas ... Plans to major in communications at BYU ... Married to the former Niachema Woods ... Father of two children, Ryan (3) and Bendon (1) ... Enjoys cutting hair ... Spends leisure time watching football tapes and NFL games and reading books and spending time at the park with his two children ... Cousin of former University of Michigan player Russel Shaw ... Recruited by Oregon, Cal, Arizona, UNLV and Washington.
Played four different positions at Inglewood High School, including quarterback, wide receiver, cornerback and safety ... A three-year letterman in football and track ... Also lettered twice in basketball ... Named first team All-South Bay ... Selected to participate in the Lyons All-Star game ... Named to the All-Daily Breeze first team as a junior.
Named second team all-conference as a sophomore at West Los Angeles College.