Defensive Back
Height 5'11"
Weight 175
Year First Year
Hometown Passaic, N.J.
High School St. Joseph Regional
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate May 22, 1999




A 2018 graduate of St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, N.J., where he played four years of varsity football for Head Coach Augie Hoffman … Earned Most Valuable Player honors at the National Underclassmen New York vs. New Jersey All-Star Classic after he finished the game with 285 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns and scored the game-winner for New Jersey with less than three minutes to play … Played wide receiver, cornerback and returned kicks … Finished with 23 total tackles (13 solo) and averaged 2.9 tackles per game as a senior defensive back and caught 18 passes for 248 yards with a touchdown on offense … Led the Green Knights to an 8-4 overall record and state playoff berth as a senior … Finished with eight total tackles (four solo) as a junior … Led the Green Knights to a 9-2 record and 3-1 league record as a junior in 2016 … Led St. Joseph’s Regional to a state title and No. 1 state ranking … Transferred to St. Joseph Regional after his sophomore season … Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Brooklyn Poly Prep and was called one of the city’s best playmakers … Also competed in track and field in the long jump (20-1 ¾) and 100-meter dash (12.08) … Two-year Academic honoree … Earned the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists Award of Excellence honor … Volunteers at a soup kitchen in Brooklyn … Also completes community service with a company named “Party on Wheelz.”




Born Fara’Ad Najir McCombs on May 22, 1999 in Hackensack, N.J. … Son of Farrah Pate of River Edge, N.J. … Has a sister Skyye Collick … Enjoys playing guitar and producing music in his free time … Other hobbies and interests include playing Xbox with friends and working out … Favorite class/subject: Algebra 2/Math … Favorite sports figure: Odell Beckham … Person in history he would most like to meet: Martin Luther King … Chose Columbia because he wants to further his athletic and academic careers and Columbia offers its students the ability to receive a top-notch education and also have the ability to network with people who want make each student’s life better … Selected Columbia over offers from Cornell, Army West Point, Bucknell, Buffalo, Colgate, Georgetown, Holy Cross, Lehigh, Navy, Sacred Heart and Western Michigan, along with interest from Rutgers, Penn State, Pittsburgh and Syracuse … Enrolled at Columbia College.





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