Began his college career at Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit, Miss., where he earned first team JUCO All-State in 2013...Played two seasons at LSU and was named a first team All-American by D1Baseball.com and earned first team All-SEC honors in 2015...Wife's name is Ariel.
Played with Triple-A Gwinnett and Double-A Mississippi, hitting a combined .270 (85-for-315) with five home runs and 36 RBI over 92 games...Began the year with the M-Braves and hit .306 (37-for-121) in his first 34 games through April and May...Hit .230 (26-for-113) over his final 34 Double-A games...Moved to Triple-A on 7/26 and made his G-Braves debut that day...Finished the season with the G-Braves...Began 1-for-13 (.077) over his first four Triple-A games...Hit .304 (21-for-69) to close out the season...Threw out 31 of a combined 113 (27%) potential base stealers.
In his second professional season, batted .282 (118-for-419) in 106 games with the Detroit Tigers Single-A affiliate Lakeland before joining the Atlanta organization in a mid-August trade...Traded to Atlanta on 8/16 as part of a three-player deal with Detroit…Assigned to High-A Carolina where he played in eight games before a transfer to Double-A Mississippi on 8/30…Played in three games with Mississippi to close out the season...Completed the season with a .273 (125-for-458) batting average with 19 doubles, six home runs and 43 RBI…His 19 doubles, six home runs and 41 of his 43 RBI came while he was playing for Lakeland... Played in 117 total games and made 80 total starts at catcher...Went 7-for-39 (.179) in 11 games between the two Atlanta affiliates, Carolina and Mississippi...Batted .323 (21-for-65) over a 16-game span, 6/10-29…Also held a batting average over .300 in May (.303, 27-for-89) and August (.307, 27-for-88)...Participated in four postseason games with Mississippi…Started at catcher in all four games and batted .533 (8-for-15) with one RBI and one run scored…Went 7-for-8 (.875) with one RBI and one run scored in two games in the Southern League Division Series...Had a career high four hits (4-for-6), 8/14 at Tampa Yankees... In 10 game with the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, batted .378 (14-for-37) with four doubles and four RBI…Had multi-hit efforts in five of his seven games in which he collected at least one hit, including a four-hit game on 11/11.
After being selected in the fourth round of the 2015 draft. split the season between Single-A Connecticut and Single-A West Michigan, appearing in 51 games...Began his professional career with Single-A Connecticut...Batted .406 (13-for-32) with five runs, three doubles and one RBI in nine games...Transferred to Single-A West Michigan on 7/14 and batted .242 (40-for-165) with 21 runs, four doubles, five home runs and 17 RBI in 42 games with the Whitecaps...Hit the first home run of his professional career on 7/30 at Bowling Green.