|Hometown:||Nelson, South Island, New Zealand|
|High School:||Nayland College|
|Major:||Exercise and Sports Science|
Prepped at Nayland College under Coach Brendam Cricklon … Captained the team to its first ever national final game … Scored eight goals in a span of six games … Awarded MVP in 2010 and Most Promising Footballer in 2008 and 2009 … The team was second in the country in 2010 and the winner of the southern stars in Brisbane … Played for Canterbury United under Coach Alan Walker … Was vice captain in 2010, a member the team that won the national youth league final in 2009.
The son of Alison and Richard Smith … Born in Rotherham, United Kingdom on June 7, 1992 … Has an older brother, Thomas, and a younger brother, Josh … An exercise and sports science major at UNCP.