HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Finished high school career with 3,810 rushing yards ... was averaging more than 200 yards per game as a senior before suffering an ankle injury ... still finished his final prep season with 1,450 yards rushing ... selected the South Puget Sound League's 4A Co-Offensive Back of the Year and a first-team all-league running back ... named a "red chip" prospect by the Seattle Times ... an Associated Press 4A all-state honorable mention selection ... member of the Seattle Times' "Star Times" team ... named all-West Region by PrepStar ... made the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Northwest Nuggets" honorable mention ... one of 14 running backs listed on the News-Tribune's Western 100 ... rated as the No. 11 recruit in Washington and the No. 59 running back in the country by Scout.com ... ranked as the state of Washington's No. 13 football recruit and as the nation's No. 39 running back by Rivals.com ... rated the No. 13 recruit in the state by Superprep ... selected to participate for the West team at the Washington State Football Coaches Association's annual East West All-Star Game ... as a junior, ran for 1,437 yards and 14 touchdowns, earning first-team All-South Puget Sound League honors ... as a sophomore, rushed for 1,045 yards over 10 games, earning All-SPLS first-team accolades ... also ran the 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters and various relays on the Conquerors track team ... top times through the spring of 2007 included 11.14 in the 100, 22.74 in the 200 and 51.94 in the 400 ... older brother, John, was a standout defensive lineman at Kent-Meridian before playing college ball at Penn State and in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals ... sister Leitawsha played basketball and is now a shotputter at Morgan State ... played football under coach Rex Norris at Kentwood.