PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered three seasons at John T. Hoggard under coach Craig Underwood ... consensus three-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com ... consensus top-90 cornerback nationally with rankings of No. 68 by 247Sports.com, No. 70 by Rivals.com and No. 87 according to ESPN.com ... first team All-Mideastern Conference as a junior and senior after a second team selection as a sophomore ... three-time all-area selection ... helped Hoggard to Mideastern Conference titles as a junior and senior ... guided the Vikings to a 10-2 mark during senior year and a trip to the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 4AA state playoffs ... during senior year, recorded 27 tackles and 2.0 TFL ... as a junior, helped Hoggard to a 13-1 record and a trip to the semifinals of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs ... totaled 60 tackles, 5.0 TFL, seven PBUs, three forced fumbles and two INTs during junior campaign ... as a sophomore, registered 44 tackles, three interceptions and one fumble recovery.
PERSONAL: Born July 13, 2001 ... son of Maria Benjamin and Keith Kemp.