High school: Played four years of football and baseball at Sayville High. ... Named to All-County, All-Division and All-State teams after throwing for 2,000 yards and 28 touchdowns while completing 70 percent of his passes as a senior. ... As a pitcher and first baseman, posted a .391 batting average and 2.30 earned-run average. ... Baseball team awards included 2015 Pitcher of the Year, 2017 Gold Glove and 2017 Offensive MVP.
Personal: Son of Jonathan and Elizabeth Cheshire. ... Has four brothers (Joshua, Jonny, Jack and Camden) and a sister, Kaleigh. ... Intends to major in biology.