- Played three seasons (2019-21) at Portland State University after playing two seasons (2018-19) at Santa Rosa Junior College.
- Punted 37 times for 1,661 yards (44.9 avg.), including 12 punts of 50-plus yards and nine inside the 20-yard line in 2021.
- Averaged 43.2 yards per punt as a junior, finishing 12th in the nation.
- Named first-team all-league at Santa Rosa Junior College as a punter and also played wide receiver.
- Attended Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, Calif.
- Lettered in football and basketball.
- Had 26 receptions and six touchdowns in his two seasons at wide receiver.
- Son of Daphne and Alan Vernon.