High School: Three-year letterman at McDonogh 35 High for coach Wayne Reese...rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...rated the No. 23 offensive guard in the country by Scout.com, the No. 30 guard in the nation by 247Sports.com, the No. 34 offensive tackle by Rivals.com and the No. 52 tackle by ESPN.com...received an 88 rating and listed as the No. 18 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com while earning a 77 Scout Grade and rating as the No. 33 prospect in the state by ESPN.com...also named the No. 24 offensive tackle in the nation by Tom Lemming, the No. 32 prospect in the state in the Times Picayune's Top 40 Blue Chip List, and the state's No. 22 overall recruit by Rivals.com...helped lead the Roneagles to a combined 23-16 overall record, a 10-5 mark in district play and three trips to the state playoffs...named first-team all-state, all-metro and all-district in each of his prep seasons.
Personal: Born Kenneth Santa Marina, Jr., on March 8, 1994, in New Orleans, La...son of Kenneth Santa Marina, Sr...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Alabama, Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana Tech, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Nebraska and Utah.