As a sophomore, he had 19 sacks. As a junior, had 78 tackles, 36 for loss, and 19 sacks. During the junior campaign, he also had 500 yards and 17 touchdowns as a running back. He led his team to a state championship on his junior campaign. DL MVP of the 2011 NTFC. Nkemdiche missed all of spring practice after hip injury from the NIKE camp. Georgia was the first to offer. Mom is running for governor in one of their states in Nigeria. His father, Sunday, is a doctor at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He will likely enroll at Clemson in summer 2013.