|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Mira Mesa HS|
2012 Season: Redshirted during the season…originally commited to Sacramento State in the spring of 2011…did not enroll at the University until the spring semester of 2012.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Mira Mesa HS in San Diego…earned first team all-Eastern League honors in 2010 as a receiver and was a second team selection at cornerback…helped lead the team to a pair of league titles during his career…tallied 84 tackles during his senior season, including 63 solos…had at least five tackles in 11 of the team’s 12 games, including a season high 11 against Grossmont in the section playoffs…also had seven interceptions and 13 pass breakups…was a member of the track team which won the league title in the 4x400 relay.
Personal: Plans to major in communication studies…twin brother, Nicholas, is also a member of the Hornet team…parents are Caesar and LaDon Payne