|High School:||Oakland Tech|
|College:||Fresno City College|
AS A JUNIOR (2009): Played in all 11 games for UNCP … Caught 10 passes for 212 yards (21.2 avg.) and four touchdowns … Registered his first catch as a Brave in the season opener at Fayetteville State, and then followed it up with two catches for 17 yards against St. Paul’s at home … Recorded first touchdown catch on a 16-yard strike from Cory Smith at Carson-Newman … Scored on an 86-yard touchdown reception against Webber International, and scored on 44- and 49-yard receptions in the final two games of the season at North Greenville and at Arkansas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.
BEFORE UNCP: Played his sophomore season (2008) at Fresno City College in Fresno, Calif., and his freshman season at Montana State in Bozeman, Mont. … Played in five games as a sophomore … Caught eight passes for 178 yards and one touchdown – a 69-yard scoring strike against Los Medanos … Played in seven games for Montana State as a freshman … Caught 12 passes for 178 yards and one touchdown.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Oakland Tech for coach Delton Edwards … Earned second team all-conference laurels as a prep senior as a two-way star … Tallied 14 touchdown receptions on offense, while recording four interceptions as a defensive back … Earned first team all-city honors as a junior.
PERSONAL: The son of James Banks was born on Feb. 28, 1988 … Has three brothers – William, Jalen and Devan – and four sisters – Jamillah, Chyna, Jade and Chasity … Lists current Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch as his God brother … A broadcast communications major at UNCP.