High School: Four-year letterwinner at High Point Christian Academy ... 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America and first team Atlantic All-Region selection ... Participated in the 2016 East Coast Professional Showcase ... 2016 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention selection ... All-conference honoree ... Named team MVP and Best Offensive Player ... Rated nationally as the No. 248 overall prospect and No. 84 right-handed pitcher in the 2017 recruiting class by Perfect Game ... Listed as the organization's No. 14 overall prospect and No. 5 RHP in the state of North Carolina ... Member of the National Beta Club.
Personal: Born Joshua David Nifong March 13, 1999 in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Son of Jeff and Joanna Nifong ... Has one older sister (Amber) ... Grandfather was a member of the Appalachian State football team ... Grandmother played basketball at Appalachian State ... Father played basketball at Lenoir-Rhyne.