|Hometown:||Wake Forest, N.C.|
|Previous School:||Wake Forest HS|
2018-19: Wrestled four bouts as a freshman at 141 and 149 pounds...Won by forfeit against Belmont Abbey at 149 (Jan. 25).
High School: Attended Wake Forest High School where he wrestled for the Cougars...Finished third in districts in 2014-15 and second in 2015-16 at Clearview High School in New Jersey...First in conference and region at Wake Forest in 2016-17...Third-place state finisher...Honor roll, National Honors Society, S.U.R.E. Club, and National Achievers Society...Graduated with a 4.5 GPA.
Personal: Son of Manish and Heta Patel...He has one sister that attends Temple University.