|High School:||Northern Guilford|
2012 — Recorded one tackle in win at Oregon State … Credited with one pass breakup in victory at California … Had one stop in win vs. Colorado … Made two unassisted stops in victory over Washington … Recorded two tackles in win vs. Arkansas State.
2011 — Appeared in three games … Had a career-high three tackles in win at Colorado … Recorded a pair of stops in win vs. Missouri State … Made one solo tackle in victory over Nevada … Benched 320 pounds (first among defensive backs) and squatted 380 pounds (second) during winter conditioning … Had the Green Team’s only fumble recovery for six yards in the spring game.
2010 — Enrolled early in order to participate in spring practice.
BEFORE OREGON — Back at Grimsley High School in Greensboro, N.C.,where he was a two year starter. ..Played senior year at played Carolina Sports Academy (Brittain) where he was an All Area player...The Nighthawks went 12-2 in 2009 and 10-1 in 2008 and as a junior, made 80 tackles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries… A Prepstar Magazine All-American… Rated a three-star prospect and No. 109 cornerback in the 2010 class by Scout.com… A three-star recruit and No. 49 corner by Rivals.com… A three-star and No. 60 ranked athlete in the nation by ESPN.com.
PERSONAL — Born James H. Scales, III in Greensboro, N.C. Parents: Paris and James Scales, Jr. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Graduated from Brittain Academy.