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Before Clemson: Drafted in the 31st round (#928 overall) by the San Diego Padres ... #20 player and #4 catcher (highest to attend college) in the nation and #2 player (highest to attend college) in Florida by Perfect Game ... #72 player in the nation and #5 player (highest to attend college) in Florida by Baseball America (includes college and high school players) ... two-time Team USA 18U National Team member ... Perfect Game All-American Classic participant in San Diego, CA ... Perfect Game National Showcase participant in Minneapolis, MN ... FACA All-Star Game participant ... East Coast Pro Showcase participant in Syracuse, NY ... region MVP as a senior ... lettered four times in baseball at Eustis High School, where he was coached by David Lee.

Personal: His father, Chuck, played football at Presbyterian College ... his mother, Kim, was a cheerleader at Clemson ... his grandfather was a president of IPTAY at Clemson ... majoring in community recreation, sport, & camp management ... born Christopher Campbell Okey on December 29, 1994 in Altamonte Springs, FL.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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