Earned two letters at Rancho Cucamonga High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... Led the Cougars to a 12-1 record last year, including a 5-0 mark in league play ... According to MaxPreps, had 95 tackles, 11 pass deflections, two forced fumbles, an interception and a fumble recovery over his two years ... Was a first-team all-league selection and a two-time all-Inland Valley pick ... Won the outstanding defensive back-of-the-year award ... Was a consensus three-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN, 247sports and Scout ... Received a grade of 85 by 247sports and a 73 by ESPN ... Labeled as the 17th-best cornerback in California by Scout ... Also on the principal honor roll and a honor roll ... Competed on the track and field team at RCHS.
Darren Reginald Hall was born May 2, 2000, in Baldwin Park, Calif. ... Chose the Aztecs over Colorado, Utah, Washington State, Oregon State, Brigham Young, Colorado State, New Mexico, Hawai'i, Nevada, UNLV, San José State and Fresno State ... Is majoring in communication with a focus in liberal arts.