Parents are Paul and Zaida...recruited by Washington, Oregon State, Hawai'i, California and Notre Dame...majoring in psychology.
Lettered in three sports at Kamehameha School in Hawai'i...was all-state twice in football...a basketball all-star...placed in the discus at the league and state track meets...team MVP on defense...coached by Calvin Chai.
Played a lot as a backup...an outstanding special teams player.
Underwent shoulder surgery after spring practice...recovered sufficiently to start at inside linebacker...had an important interception against Temple that stopped a drive late in the game...missed some action because of shoulder injury.
Had shoulder surgery following the 1985 season and missed spring practice.