|Hometown:||St. Louis, MO|
|High School:||Marquette HS|
In high school: has been a state qualifier in track and has also been all-conference in football, as well as starting on the basketball team at Marquette. He holds the Marquette record in the 400m with a time of 49.2 set in 2007.
Personal: He is the son of Cassandra Wood and plans on majoring in criminal justice at Southern.