He helped St. Thomas Aquinas High School win the Florida 5A Football Championship his senior year.
He played college football at the University of Miami (Florida), compiling 121 receptions for 2,132 yards and 17 touchdowns across his career. He competed in the 60-meter dash for the University of Miami track team, posting a career best time of 6.80 seconds.
He was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In 2015, he became teammates with star quarterback Andrew Luck on the Colts.