Prep/Prior to UIC: Was named Paris High School's Most Valuable Player twice, and collected First-Team All-District honors ... Played club soccer for FC Dallas 93 Premier.
Personal: Son of Bari and Neire Mehmeti ... Born April 29, 1993 ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class, and collected a 3.714 grade-point-average ... Intends to major in business.