Wharton County Junior College:
Played for coach Javier Solis ... Hit .202 with a 13 scores and five runs batted in as a sophomore.
Hamshire-Fannett High School: Played for coach Wayne Mahaffy ... Hit .493 as senior, earning district MVP and All-State Second Team honors ... Also took home all-district accolades as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Helped team to state playoffs as a sophomore and senior.
Personal: Born Michael Kyle Markum on Feburary 13, 1993 in Beaumont, Texas ... Son of Mike and Tammy Markum.