2019 (Sr.): A mainstay on the offensive line for KU, having played in all 12 games and earning starting nods in 10 of those contests. Indiana State: Started at center in the Jayhawks’ season opener against the Sycamores … Coastal Carolina: Again manned the center position for the Jayhawks vs. the Chanticleers … at Boston College: Made his third-consecutive start at center … West Virginia: Started at center in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 Conference season opener against the Mountaineers … at TCU: Saw playing time at center in Fort Worth, alternating with Api Mane, who started the game for the Jayhawks … Oklahoma: Back in Kansas’ starting lineup at center for the Jayhawks against the Sooners … Texas Tech: Earned another start on the Jayhawks’ offensive side of the ball in their Homecoming win over the Red Raiders … at Texas: Again started at center for the Jayhawks against the Longhorns, his sixth start in seven games this season … Kansas State: Started his eighth game of the season in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown … at Oklahoma State: Saw playing time in Stillwater, but did not record any statistics on the afternoon … at Iowa State: In the starting lineup for the ninth time in KU’s 11 games this season … Baylor: Earned his 10th start of the year, while playing in all 12 games for the Jayhawks this season.
2018 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games on the offensive line, starting six … Started at both center and left guard … Nicholls: Started at left guard … at Central Michigan: Started at center … Helped pave the way for RB Pooka Williams Jr., to record 125 yards rushing … Rutgers: Started at center … Part of the KU ground game that rushed for 405 yards.
2017 (So): Saw action in nine games, starting eight on the offensive line … Picked up all eight starts at left guard … Missed the final two games of the season due to injury.
2016 (Fr. at Pima CC): Played one season at Pima CC under head coach Jim Monaco … Started all 10 games at right guard for the Aztecs … Earned a 3.8 grade point average during his time at Pima.
High School: Earned four letters at Mililani HS under head coach Rod York … Started all four years on the offensive line for the Trojans … Helped lead MHS to its first-ever state title in 2014 … Named all-state offensive lineman in 2013, 2014 and 2015 … Earned Mililani’s Offensive MVP in 2015 … Also played basketball at MHS.
Personal: Son of Brenda and Paea Tovi … One of six kids in his family … Has three sisters: Aaliyah, Ella and Teisah … Has two brothers: Roman and Valeliano … Enjoys swimming and hiking in his free time … Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.