UNLV: An athletic tight end from the Bay Area ... Rated a three star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports ... Ranked the No. 72 TE prospect in the nation by 247Sports ... Last name is pronounced "fow-OH-low."
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate and two-year letterwinner at Freedom HS under coach Kevin Hartwig ... Earned first team all-league honors and was named to the San Francisco Chronicle's All-Metro Second Team as a senior ... Posted 46 receptions for 768 yards and seven touchdowns ... Also played on the defensive line and at linebacker and registered 42 tackles, including five sacks, and collected an interception ... Helped lead the Falcons to a 7-5 record as both a junior and senior ... Earned second team all-league honors as junior ... Also a two-year letterwinner on the basketball team.
PERSONAL: Giovanni Anthony Fauolo was born June 9, 1998, in Oakley, CA ... The son of Taisia and Lucy Fauolo ... Has three older brothers: Bryan Wortham, Buddha Fauolo and Taisia Fauolo; and one younger brother: Armani Fauolo ... Cousin Ina Liaina was a running back at San Jose State (2008-12) and then a member of the Green Bay Packers.