He was born on January 20, 1991 in Miami, FL where he attended Miami Southridge High School. As a freshman at Alabama State, he battled injuries and was limited to just 4 games. He finished the year with 8 tackles and 7 pass breakups. As a sophomore, he earned a pair of starts in 11 appearances, tallying 25 tackles, 6 pass breakups, and 1 fumble recovery for the year. He assumed the starting position as a junior, playing in 11 games and recording 45 tackles, 3 for loss, 1 sack, 5 interceptions including one returned for a touchdown, 11 pass breakups, and 2 fumble recoveries. He also got a single carry on offense for 12 yards. He earned 2nd team All-SWAC honors that year. As a senior, he started 9 games, missing 2 due to an injury. But he finished the year with 34 tackles, 3 for loss, 1 sack, 1 interception, 4 pass breakups, and 1 fumble recovery. He was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2013.
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Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 13, 2013 ... Waived-injured by Falcons on August 1, 2013. Will be placed on injured reserve if/when he clears waivers.