High School:Three-time all-state and all-conference honoree at Harlem High School... Qualified for the state championship match each of the last three seasons... Won conference, regional and sectional titles during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons... Two-time team captain... Ended his career with the Huskies by taking second at 126 pounds in 2013... Won the NIC-10, regional and sectional titles as a senior en route to being named the team's MVP... Won the state championship at 113 pounds as a junior... Finished second at state at 106 pounds in 2011 after winning the conference, regional and sectional titles at that weight... Placed fourth at the 2011 Cadet Nationals in Fargo, N.D... Took third place in conference and at regionals as a freshman.
Personal:Born March 7, 1995, in Rockford, Ill... Son of Carl and Patty Northrup... Intending on majoring in education... Aspires to be a teacher... Enjoys reading... Admires Michael Jordan.