High school honors – – Semifinalist for Buck Buchanan Award as a senior . . . first-team all-conference on both offense and defense as a senior . . . first-team all-conference, all-district, and all-state on offense as a junior, while earning second-team all-conference honors on defense . . . all-conference honorable mention as a sophomore . . . Career – – Five-year letterman as offensive and defensive lineman, helping prep team reach state playoffs each season . . . reached state title game as a freshman after winning conference championship . . . recorded 19 tackles as a senior, with seven tackles for loss and one sack, along with one blocked kick . . . team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior . . . also competed in basketball and wrestling as a prep.
Personal – – Born 11/1/02 . . . exercise science major . . . parents are Valerie and Justin Stephens . . . high school coaches were David White and Kelly Donohoe.