CAREER: Lettered one season (2018) … played in six career games … on the field for 21 career snaps … in May, 2018, joined 10 teammates on a mission trip to Guatemala for a Habitat for Humanity initiative ... from June 22-July 16, 2017, participated in the Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement Program, a collaborative service initiative between Duke and Stanford, and spent three weeks in Vietnam teaching academics, sports and life skills to middle school children.
2018: Played in three games … saw action against N.C. Central, Wake Forest and Temple … on the field for 12 snaps.
2016: Played in one game ... saw action against N.C. Central ... on the field for two snaps.
2015: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterwinner at Western Guilford High School under head coach Chris Causey ... three-year captain of both the football and lacrosse programs ... after senior season, represented North Carolina in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game ... booked 125 tackles, 9.0 TFL, eight caused fumbles, one INT and one fumble recovery during senior year ... as a junior, contributed 105 tackles, 16.0 TFL, three INTs and three caused fumbles ... finalist for the National Football Foundation's National High School Scholar-Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Born July 12, 1996 ... majoring mechanical engineering while pursuing a certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship ... son of Jackie and Kurt Gehsmann.