|High School:||Griffin/Hinds (Miss.) CC|
• President's List, Fall 2016
• Dean's List, Spring 2017
AT GEORGIA STATE: Quarterback who joined the program in the fall of 2016 after one season at Hinds (Miss.) C.C. ... Former Georgia prep player of the year who originally signed with Kennesaw State ... Took a redshirt year at KSU in 2014-15, the year before the program began play ... Has three seasons at Georgia State, beginning in 2016.
2016: Backup quarterback behind Conner Manning and Aaron Winchester ... Played in every game as the holder on PAT-FG ... Saw his first action at quarterback for a kneel down against UT Martin. Then came in for one play, a 6-yard rush, at South Alabama.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played one season at Hinds in 2015 ... Parks passed for 1,427 yards in nine games, throwing 16 touchdown passes with just four interceptions while completing 55 percent of his passes. He added 208 yards rushing and five touchdowns.
HIGH SCHOOL: Georgia all-classification Player of the Year by the Georgia Sportswriters Association and Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a senior in 2013 ... Led Griffin High School to a 15-0 record and the Class AAAA state title ... Twice rallied the Bears back from 14-point deficits ... Amassed 554 total yards during 56-35 victory over Carrollton in Class AAAA championship game. Completed 16 of 21 passes for 338 yards and four touchdowns while rushing 16 times for a 216 yards and a TD ... Led 32-26 fourth-quarter comeback victory against No. 1-ranked Sandy Creek in the state quarterfinals, overcoming a 26-17 deficit in the final seven minutes.
Threw for more than 7,000 yards and 59 touchdowns in three seasons at Griffin ... Passed for 3,640 yards and 28 touchdowns while rushing for 1,329 yards and 17 scores (4,969 total offense, 45 TDR) as a senior in 2013 ... Added 2,186 yards and 18 touchdowns passing in 2012 and 1,215 yards and 13 TDs in 2011 ... 2013 Class AAAA, Region 4 Player of the Year . . . Named to the Florida-Georgia High School All-Star Game ... Also earned all-region honors as a junior ... Coached by Steve Devoursney . . . Played point guard on the basketball team and competed in the 4x100 relay, hurdles, long jump, high jump and triple jump in track.
PERSONAL: Born October 23, 1995 in Griffin, Ga. ... Parents are Cassandra and O.J. Parks.