|High School:||Victory Christian Center|
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010): Played in two games for UNCP … Accounted for one tackle (assist) at St. Paul’s.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted. Did not see varsity action.
HIGH SCHOOL: A defensive stalwart for Victory Christian Center and coach Frank Crockett … Amassed 72 tackles (36 solo), 15 pass break-ups, a pair of interceptions and three forced fumbles as a prep senior in leading the Kings to a 6-4 record … Breakout campaign followed a junior campaign that saw him book 60 tackles (29 solo), seven pass break-ups, three interceptions and two forced fumbles in pacing VCC to a 7-3 clip and a semifinal appearance in the state playoffs … A standout on the Kings basketball team as well, averaged 16.4 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game in grabbing all-state accolades, as well as an invitation to the Charlotte All-Star Classic, as a senior … Earned state tournament most valuable player, while also serving as team captain in both his junior and senior years on the basketball court.
PERSONAL: The son of Rita and Dennis Shipp was born on Sept. 5, 1990 … Has an older brother, Quincy … A member of the A/B honor roll across all four years at Victory Christian Center while maintaining a 3.6 cumulative grade point average … An exercise & sports science major at UNCP.