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Juanyeh Thomas
Juanyeh  Thomas
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Niceville, Fla.

High School:
Niceville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
06/24/2000


12/23/2017

#TGW: Special Class

Georgia Tech's inaugural early signing class has a chance to be special, especially on special teams

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals ... Played first two prep seasons at Walton H.S. (2014-15) before transferring to Niceville H.S. for final two campaigns (2016-17) ... Three-time all-state and all-area honoree ... Earned all-state recognition for the third-straight year as a senior in 2017, despite having only one interception as teams avoided throwing his way ... As a sophomore in 2015, returned interceptions for touchdowns in five-straight games (a national high school record) and finished the season with a school-record eight INTs overall ... Returned two punts for touchdowns as a senior in 2017, including a school-record 90-yarder ... Served as a team captain at Niceville as a senior ... Coached by John Hicks ... Also played basketball and ran track ... Honor roll student.

Personal: Full name is Juanyeh Ajah Thomas ... Born June 24, 2000 ... Son of Stephanie Thomas ... One of five siblings ... Brother, Azende Rey, plays football at Florida A&M ... Juanyeh started playing football at age five ... Enjoys volunteering his time to work with children and aspires to become a motivational speaker ... Majoring in literature, media and communication.