|High School:||Memorial Senior|
Four-year member of the tennis program at Memorial Senior High School ... Was coached by Budd Booth ... Served as team captain his final season ... Named the All-Greater Houston Boy's Tennis Player of the Year ... Helped guide Memorial to the program's first-ever state title ... Won the Class 6A Mixed Doubles state title as a senior ... Played at the No. 1 spot in both singles and doubles his final two years ... Tennis Recruiting Network had him as the 11th-ranked player in the state of Texas and 12th in the Gulf States Region ... Academic All-State honoree on three occasions.
Son of Andrew and Caroline Esses ... Born Mar. 17 ... Plans to major in economics.
"I chose Emory because I get the best balance between great academics, great athletics and a great location. But, most importantly, the team is a family."