2020-21 High School Football America California Academic All-America Team powered by scoutSMART®

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High School Football America is proud to announce its first-ever California Academic All-America Team for the Spring 2021 high school football season. Our Academic All-America Team is powered by scoutSMART®, helping student-athletes get noticed at the next level.

California Academic All-Americans powered by scoutSMART®

NamePos.SchoolClass of
Amir AdamsWRMt. Carmel2021CA
Adrien AguirreTENotre Dame (Sherman Oaks)2021CA
Kendall AllenWRVacaville Christian2022CA
Branden Alvarez WRCorona Centennial2021CA
Dominic Arango-SernaWRCanoga Park2022CA
Aram AraradianQBBurbank2021CA
Andrew ArroyoDBVista del Lago2021CA
Devin Aupiu LBPacifica2021CA
Tiger Bachmeier WROrange Lutheran2023CA
Kyle Basham DBHeritage2022CA
Cole Becker KRocklin2021CA
Alec BellDBSutter2021CA
Antonio BernardiniDBCasa Grande2022CA
Arlis BoardinghamWRBirmingham2022CA
Gio BoccanfusoRBMary Star of the Sea2022CA
Janari Boone DLBenicia2022CA
Trey Bradford WRSan Marcos2021CA
Stephen BrittonRBSanta Fe Christian2021CA
Forrest BrockQBPalisades2021CA
Zach BrooksLBDavis2021CA
Raleek BrownWRMater Dei2022CA
Nico Brown WREdison2022CA
Zach Buckey DLGarces Memorial2021CA
Christian Butler LBCorona2022CA
Jared Cabanilla DBMilpitas2021CA
Edgar CabreraLBEdison2021CA
Terrance CaldwellDLLinfield Christian2021CA
Christian CamachoRBGrant2022CA
Sebastian CamarenaWRCoachella Valley2021CA
Ryan Cambouris DBMountain View2021CA
Dylan Camp DLTerra Nova2022CA
Jesse CarmonaQBGanesha2022CA
Danny Carrillo WRHarbor2022CA
Carson CaseLBFoothill2021CA
Bryce Caufield DBSouth2021CA
Nathan ChavezLBMary Star of the Sea2022CA
Jacoah ChennaultWRDiamond Bar2021CA
Ethan ChoeRBNuview Bridge2021CA
Peter CostelliQBMission Viejo2021CA
James Crowell TENewport Harbor2021CA
Rion Cruz RBNewbury Park2021CA
Daniel CumminsDBSutter2021CA
Tyler CurryLBTruckee2021CA
Brian DeanRBNorth2021CA
Sebastian DeleonLBCrescenta Valley2021CA
Alessandro DemorenoDBLa Jolla2021CA
CJ DeShong DBChristian Brothers2021CA
Matthew Dettling LBChristian Brothers2022CA
Aj DuffyQBRancho Verde2022CA
Aidan DuhmDLTrinity Classical Academy2021CA
Daniel DuranQBOaks Christian2022CA
Aric EadesDLSan Joaquin Memorial2021CA
Jake EastWRAgoura2022CA
Zevi EckhausQBCulver City2021CA
Jack ElgaaenWRSequoia2023CA
Ryan EnneyRBOak Ridge2021CA
Takeshi FaupulaRBEast Nicolaus2021CA
John Ferlmann DLGregori2021CA
Joseph FilippiniWRTokay2021CA
Donny FitzgeraldQBCoachella Valley2021CA
Austin FlaxWRMountain View2021CA
Myles Flint DBLinden2022CA
Nick ForbesQBAptos2022CA
Tanner Forkner LBDel Norte2021CA
Jadon FrancoLBOxnard2021CA
Nick GardineraRBScripps Ranch2021CA
Carson GardnerDBLos Gatos2021CA
Adam GarwoodRBLos Gatos2021CA
Jake George WRLa Serna2022CA
Donivan GiangregorioLBCalaveras2021CA
Alex GradoQBLos Gatos2021CA
Beau GreenQBDowney2022CA
Noah Griffen DBMuir2021CA
Ian GuanzonQBPleasant Valley2022CA
Quinn Haggarty WRNewbury Park2022CA
Jacob Hall WRJesuit2021CA
Dajon HancoxDBWarren2022CA
Austin HauptmanLBWhitney2021CA
Brenton HerbinDBRamona2022CA
Jesse HernandezWRSan Ysidro2021CA
Alex Herrera TELinden2022CA
Josh Heverly WRAmador Valley2021CA
Tristan HofmannLBHalf Moon Bay2021CA
Joseph Holt TEGranite Bay2021CA
Katin HouserQBSt. John Bosco2022CA
Isaiah HowardLBSan Pedro2021CA
Jawan HowardRBSilverado2021CA
Carson IronsLBSunny Hills2021CA
Ryland JeremiahDBLinfield Christian2022CA
Jake JoelWRCampbell Hall2021CA
Jekob JonesLBCentral2021CA
AJ Jones WRColony2022CA
Pres JuarezQBCampbell Hall2021CA
Jake KeleherRBRancho Christian2022CA
Kyle KeleherQBRancho Christian2021CA
Nathan KentWRRocklin2022CA
Devin KirkwoodDB Serra (Gardena)2021CA
Nathan KornelyQBVilla Park2022CA
Keanu Kuma LBWashington Union2022CA
Shea KuykendallQBLong Beach Poly2022CA
Braden LeeDLAgoura2021CA
Lucas LenhoffQBCalabasas2022CA
Michael Lewis RBCastro Valley2021CA
Brye LighonTELinfield Christian2021CA
Brevin LingaoRBSerra (San Diego)2021CA
Finn Loper DLTruckee2021CA
Jayden LucianWRLa Costa Canyon2021CA
Bradley Luna DBEdison2021CA
Chris Madrid DBSonora2021CA
Sean MaguireLBLos Gatos2021CA
Reese MartinPMontgomery2021CA
David MartinezLBVacaville Christian2022CA
Joey MartinezDLNuview Bridge2021CA
Joshua MartinezWRCharter Oak2021CA
Andrew Martinez LBSerrano2021CA
Easton MascarenasLBMission Viejo2021CA
Sean Maughan LBWhittier Christian2021CA
Shaun McCaghrenQBJSerra Catholic2022CA
Safdar McCraryQBEdison2022CA
Jordan McIntyreWRChaminade2021CA
Cooper MeekQBNotre Dame (Sherman Oaks)2021CA
Adrian MelesioKPatterson2021CA
Zack Mercado DLVacaville Christian2022CA
Josh Meredith DBValhalla2021CA
Luke MeyerDLCapistrano Valley2022CA
Chase MeyerKMater Dei2022CA
Jaden Mickey DBCorona Centennial2022CA
Sam MikaeleDBBishop Diego2022CA
Kojo Miller WRMount Miguel2021CA
James MintmierWROakmont2021CA
Cade Moran LBMurrieta Mesa2022CA
Chris NanceDBUpland2021CA
Michael NanniniRBWoodland Christian2021CA
Andrew Navarro DBAntelope2021CA
Landon NelsonDBSan Luis Obispo2021CA
Kidasi NepaRBRighetti2021CA
Vincent NunleyWRFreedom2021CA
Jeffrey OsborneQBKennedy2021CA
Rossi Oteri LBChristopher2022CA
Ari PatuQBFolsom2021CA
Bryce PazdelRBVacaville Christian2022CA
Chayden PeeryQBSierra Canyon2021CA
Orion Peters WRInglewood2021CA
Jaylen Pickens WRRocklin2021CA
Bobby PilandOLRocklin2022CA
Kyle PinkhamDBLos Gatos2021CA
Calvin Pitcher DBCorona Centennial2021CA
Johnny PolleschDBLos Gatos2021CA
Alejandro PorterRBCitrus Hill2021CA
T’ky Posey DLBullard2021CA
Nathan Price KMonte Vista2022CA
Shawn Ramsey DBOceanside2021CA
Kai RapollaWRRancho Christian2022CA
Jarrett ReeserKCupertino2021CA
Kiah ReidQBTri-City Christian2022CA
Will Reyes DLMonterey Trail2021CA
Michael Richter DLSantana2021CA
Evan Riederich LBHuntington Beach2022CA
Jerry RigginsLBHelix2021CA
Manny RobertDBHillcrest2021CA
De’jon Roney DLEtiwanda2022CA
Kevin Ryan PServite2021CA
Bryan SaldanaRBMary Star of the Sea2022CA
Chris Salerno KCrespi2021CA
Mihalis SantorineosOLRancho Cotate2021CA
Kai Santos RBJesuit2022CA
Zack SchipperDBVista2021CA
Taren SchiveKJW North2021CA
Will SchweitzerTELos Gatos2021CA
Noah Serna KCitrus Hill2022CA
Dylan Shaw DLCasa Roble2021CA
Zac Sheets LBNordhoff2022CA
Cian Slone LBRocklin2021CA
Herman SmithDBMadison2021CA
Max SmithLBLa Jolla2021CA
Verlis Smith TECeres2022CA
Diego SolisWRLa Jolla2021CA
Alex SotolongoDBClaremont2021CA
Thaj Stevens-NguyenRBGarey2021CA
Jack  StonehousePChaminade2021CA
Cody Stordahl LBChaparral2022CA
Jacob Tafoya DBClovis East2021CA
Baden Tanikawa LBIrvine2022CA
Jake TarwaterQBSouth Tahoe2021CA
Carson TaumoepeauQBMt. Carmel2021CA
Nick TawneyWRWhitney2021CA
Josef TenaLBAdelanto2021CA
Caleb Terpsma KRipon Christian2021CA
Alexander TerriquezTEOntario Christian2021CA
Michael Terriquez KChaparral2021CA
Elijah ThomasRBSilver Creek2021CA
Joel Thomas DBCentennial2022CA
Houston Thomas DBServite2022CA
Mason ThompsonDBArroyo Grande2021CA
Colin Thompson WRCastro Valley2021CA
Travis ThrockmortonQBSimi Valley2022CA
Kekona TinajeroWRRio Mesa2021CA
Aiden TrudeauLBLa Jolla2021CA
Adam TurbideLBMary Star of the Sea2021CA
Luke VoorheesTEPierce2021CA
Tony WangKSan Juan Hills2022CA
Malik WareWRCampbell Hall2021CA
Braden WatermanQBPaso Robles2021CA
James WeaverRBShasta2021CA
Sam WhitneyQBMira Costa2022CA
Derek WilkinsDLSanta Margarita2021CA
Keanu WilliamsDLClovis2021CA

Related: State-by-State Academic All-Americans

Coaches, here’s how you can get involved to honor your student-athletes — simply, nominate any of your players, who are strong in the classroom and on the field by emailing us at [email protected].

For your student-athlete to be added to our Fall 2021 Watch List, please include the following:

  • Student’s Name
  • High School
  • Position
  • Class
  • GPA
  • Test Scores (if available)
  • A short description of their contribution on the field and off

scoutSMART® uses its proprietary system that gives high school football student-athletes a scoutSMART FIT Score that analyzes a players’ stats, on-field skills and academics. scoutSMART then provides the information to college football coaches, at all-levels, around the nation.

Coaches, to learn more about scoutSMART, click on this link

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.