Vinny is a three-time letterman in football at Beaverton. He was named a 1st team all-conference defensive lineman in the Metro League as a senior, as well as being named captain and being voted Most Inspirational by his teammates and coaches. He was named a 3rd team all-conference offensive lineman as a junior. In the classroom, Vinny is a member of National Honors Society and was named a Metro League All-Star Scholar his junior and senior seasons. He volunteers as a tutor for underclassmen at Beaverton. Next year Vinny plans to study business and play football at Linfield College.