• Graduated from Wheaton High School in Silver Springs, Md.
• Started playing football during his sophomore season
• Finished his sophomore season with 28 tackles and eight sacks in nine JV games
• Moved up to the varsity level as a junior, finishing the year with 11 tackles and a sack
• Two-time Defensive Player of the Game as a senior
• Finished his senior season with 36 tackles, five sacks, two forced fumbles and two pass breakups
• Son of Vera and Joseph Okoye
• Biology major