|Previous School:||Richland Northeast High School|
2016-17: Recorded a 11-13 record with one fall at 125 pounds ... Finished fourth at the UNC Pembroke Classic.
2015-16: Did not wrestle, redshirted this year.
High School: Velez attened Richland Northeast High School where he was a two-time regional champion, a runner-up in the upper-state tournament and finished fifth in the South Carolina state tournament.
Personal: Son of Maria Lopez-Velez and Wilfredo Velez ... He has five siblings Paula, Luis, Brian, Wilfredo and Jose.