Date of Birth: 02/09/1998
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 215 lbs
College Experience: Jacksonville University
Bats: R Throws: R
Resides: Mt. Dora, Florida
Son of Paul and Linda Southern; majoring in computer science. 2016 graduate of Apopka High School, where he was a 2015 district champion, a 2016 regional runner-up, and earned 2016 All-Conference Catcher honors. Also in 2015, he competed with the Orlando Baseball Academy, becoming District Champion while hitting .438. During his freshman year at Jacksonville, he hit .275 in 51 at bats. As a sophomore, he moved into the starting catcher position, and tied for the team lead in homers and slugging percentage. Favorite MLB team is the Boston Red Sox and favorite player is Yadier Molina. Hit .266 with five homers and 22 RBIs in 20 games last summer with Big Train, and was named to the Cal Ripken League All-Star Team.