|Hometown:||New Orleans, La.|
|High School:||Edna Karr H.S.|
Three-year letterwinner at cornerback and kick/punt returner … Played in 25 career games.
Saw action in five games as a junior … Made three tackles (two solo) on season … Made two tackles in season opener against Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).
Played in seven of 10 games as a sophomore … Had five kick returns for a total of 90 yards ... Four kick returns against Penn for a total of 68 yards, with a long gain of 19 yards … Longest return of the season was against Fordham for 22 yards.
Played in all 10 games as a freshman, getting time returning kicks and punts ... Returned six punts for 40 yards and 29 kickoffs for 535 yards with a long of 31.
A 2014 graduate of Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, La., where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Nathaniel Jones and Jabbar Juluke … Two-time All-District selection for the Cougars ... Honored by the National Football Foundation at the Allstate Sugar Bowl as a National Student-Athlete of Distinction … Started at cornerback as both a junior and senior ... Finished career with 10 interceptions ... Led the Cougars to a 13-2 overall record, 5-0 district record and state title game appearance as a senior … Named team captain as a senior … Named team Most Improved Player … As a junior, had 75 tackles, one touchdown and 20 pass deflections ... Led team to an undefeated 14-0 record and Louisiana State Class 4A state championship as a junior in 2012... Played opposite Texas A&M signee Noel Ellis ... Was one of five players in his class that signed to play NCAA Division I football … Helped Edna Karr to a 14-1 record and state championship appearance as a sophomore … Four-year Honor Roll student and Academic Award recipient … Student of the Month honoree multiple times …
Born Colinn-Adam Early on April 16, 1995 … Son of Carlyn Early … Volunteer at his church and West Bank community volunteer … Chose Columbia because of the Ivy League and New York City … Served two architecture internships during his time at Columbia: Rafael Vinoly and Manning Architects … Enrolled at Columbia College and majors in Architecture.