Coached by Mark Smith at L.D. Bell HS in Hurst, Texas … Offense-Defense All-American … Earned first-team Super Team honors from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram after grading out at 85 percent with 63 pancakes as a senior in 2011 … didn’t allow a single sack in 2011 …also earned All-District 6-5A honors in 2011 … received second-team Super Team honors from the Star-Telegram as a junior in 2010 … 4-star prospect by ESPNU, which rated Tipoti as the No. 42 offensive tackle nationally … rated the No. 26 offensive guard nationally by Scout.com … Rivals.com rated Tipoti the No. 22 offensive guard in the nation … rated the No. 62 overall player in Texas and the No. 10 offensive lineman from the state … chose A&M over interest from Oklahoma, Houston, SMU, Texas Tech, and Purdue.
Kimo Tipoti is the son of Tipoti and Filipina Tipoti … born December 2, 1993 ... agriculture leadership and development major.