Born in San Diego, CA and raised in Southern California baseball atmosphere. Played for the West Valley High School baseball team in Hemet, CA from the years 2008-2011. Played on Varsity as Sophomore and til Senior year. Named Captain for Junior and Senior Year. Was awarded Player with most Character award Junior and Senior year. Made CIF qualification for baseball team senior year and was named honorable mention for All-CIF team for the Mountain Pass League Division 3.
Over the course of 3 years on varsity he was able to rack up hits (73), RBI (32), runs (47), triples (1), doubles (9), with a .298 average. His fielding percentage was a .987%. Mainly playing 3B throughout all seasons but would also play any position as well. All around Utility Player. He was a comfortable #2 or #5 hitter able to move the runner or leadoff the inning well. Collins joined the Navy right out of high school in October of 2011. He has served at two commands, HSC-3 and HSC-21. Has been on deployment visiting Hong Kong, Bahrain, and Dubai. All around phenomenal team player and a high-standard individual.