HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Attended Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, Calif....played for coach Raul Lara...as a JUNIOR, named All-CIF and Moore League MVP after rushing for 772 yards and 11 touchdowns...averaged 8.0 yards-per-carry...named All-CIF in track, helped 4x100m relay team to third place at state championships...as a SENIOR, named Pac-5 Division Offensive Player of the Year, All-CIF Pac-5 Division first team and Moore League MVP...also named to All-Area Team by Long Beach Telegram after rushing 156 times for 1,596 yards and 20 touchdowns...also named the Division 1 All-State team by MaxPreps...selected to play in South Bay BMW West Coast Bowl, rushed 10 times for 52 yards...selected to play in All-Star All-American Football Game...named to the West Top 150 by Scout.com...one of 10 running backs named to the Western 100 by the Tacoma News Tribune...rated three stars by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com...ranked the No. 51 running back in the country and the No. 77 overall prospect in California by Rivals.com...named one of 15 three-star prospects to watch in 2013...also lettered three years in track and field.
Parents, Gerald Wicks Sr. and Stacy Young-Wicks...older brothers, Jay and Gerald II...older sister Hadiya and younger sister, Desiree...uncle, Bruce Young played safety at the University of Colorado 1988-89...junior Olympic sprinter in 100 and 200 meters as well as 4x100 meter relay team from 2007-09...plans to pursue degree in criminal justice.