Prolific wrestler who is famous for his career wrestling for the Penn State Nittany Lions. He finished his 2017 junior season as a two-time national champion, three-time All-American, and Hodge Trophy winner. He was the school's 2016-2017 male student-athlete of the year.
He won the 2013 Pennsylvania state title in wrestling. He finished his high school career with a 130-3 record.
He competed as part of the USA men's freestyle team at the 2017 World Championships. He was nominated for the 2017 ESPY Award for male college athlete of the year.
His parents are Allen and Sarah Retherford.
He was nominated alongside eventual winner Deshaun Watson for the 2017 ESPY Award for best male college athlete.