A talented signal-caller who is a local product and was the earliest commit in the Class of 2017, having pledged his services to the Rebels last March … Rated as a three-star prospect by Scout and 247Sports, which also ranked him the No. 17 recruit in the state of Nevada.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwiner at Desert Pines HS under coach Tico Rodriguez … Senior season, which saw DPHS win the 3A state title, was cut short after suffering an injury in Week One … All-state honorable mention as a junior after throwing for 1,636 yards and 21 touchdowns and rushing for 300 yards and eight touchdowns … Named to the all-state second team after passing for 2,180 yards and 27 touchdowns and rushing for 209 yards and three more scores as a sophomore … Named the Nevada Player of the Week following first career start in 2014 … Led the Jaguars to an 11-2 record as a sophomore and a state championship appearance … Also a three-year letterwinner on the hardwood for the Jaguars, playing the wing … Desert Pines also won the state championship in hoops during his senior year ... Ran track and was part of the state champion 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams as a junior and helped Desert Pines capture the team state championship in 2016 … A strong student who graduated with a 4.3 cumulative GPA.
PERSONAL: Marckell Xavier Grayson was born in Las Vegas … The son of Jamie Veal and Marcus Grayson … Is the oldest of four children.