AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time as a cornerback... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2017.
2017: Played in seven games as a reserve defensive back and special teams player... One tackle for the season was at BYU (10/28).
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: A 2016 first-team All-Golden Coast Conference selection for Merced College (Coach Bob Casey)... Led his team with 11 pass break-ups in 11 games... Intercepted two passes and was fourth on the team with 40 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss... Spent his freshman season at West Hills College (Coach Cam Olson).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football for Northwestern High in Miami, Fla. (Coaches Eddie Brown and Stephen Field)... A honorable mention All-Dade County choice as a senior... Was invited to play in the 17th annual Miami-Dade North-South All-Star Game.
MORE ON JOHN: A communication studies major... First in his family to attend a four-year college or university... Would like to manage a barbershop or hair salon... Enjoys watching comedy and action movies... "Friday," "Rush Hour," and "Paid In Full" are three of his favorites... He is a native of Miami, Fla.