|Hometown:||Jacksonville Beach, Fla.|
|High School:||Duncan U. Fletcher|
High School: Spent one postgraduate year playing for head coach Bill Glennon at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H. ... Earned All-New England Prep School honors as both an offensive and defensive lineman ... Previously played for head coach Joe Reynolds at Duncan U. Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Fla. ... Named second team All-State and first team All-Conference while at Fletcher ... Served as team captain during his senior year.
Personal: Son of Scott and Karen Bessemer ... Has not yet declared a major.