High School: A three-year starter for coach Marty Scotten at Jordan-Matthews High School ... Suffered a season-ending injury (leg) during fourth game of senior year after getting off to a quick start with eight sacks and 11 tackles for lost yardage ... Team captain ... An All-Yadkin Valley Conference (1-A) and team MVP selection as a junior ... Booked 95 tackles, 23 of which resulted in lost yardage, and 15 sacks to lead the Jets to an 11-2 record in 2006 ... Ranked among the state's top 35 defensive linemen according to scout.com ... Listed among North Carolina's top 35 overall recruits by SuperPrep Magazine ... Early size and strength enabled action as a short-yardage back during middle school ... In all, earned eight varsity letters during prep career (three basketball, two tennis in addition to football).
Personal: Full name is Henry Anthony Garner, Jr. ... Prefers to be called by middle name ... Born November 28, 1989 at Sanford, N.C. ... Son of Henry and Brenda Garner ... Undecided on college major ... Lists current Pirate defensive lineman Linval Joseph as favorite all-time ECU player ... Lists playing basketball as a top hobby.