Prior to SIU
Played one season at Missouri Western State.
Played wide receiver and defensive back at Kirkwood (Mo.) High School...As a senior recorded 30 receptions for 370 yards and five touchdowns as well as five interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns, and 30 tackles...Tied for third most interceptions (8) in a two year span in school history behind NFL receiver Jeremy Maclin...Also ran track and played basketball...Finished fourth in the state in the 4x100 relay senior year and broke the school record...First team All-Conference as a defensive back and second team All-Conference as a wide receiver...First team All-Conference in basketball.
Born on June 16, 1992 in St. Louis...Son of Marty Hicks and Jeannie Price...Father is a salesman and mother is an investigative research analyst...Has three siblings, Jahmal Hicks, Darrieal Price and Cheterra Boyd...Majoring in journalism with minors in radio/television and psychology.