UTAH: Walked on to the team in 2011.
2012-Played on the scout teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) ... 99 tackles (86 solo) with 16 sacks as a senior ... two-year team captain ... H.P. Baldwin High won four MIL district championships ... also lettered in basketball and track.
PERSONAL: Son of James and Amelia Malafu ... two sisters and a brother ... related to former Utes and current NFL players Chris Kemoeatu (Pittsburgh) and Ma'ake Kemoeatu (Baltimore) ... enjoys rugby and swimming ... has not declared a major ... born Feb. 22, 1993.