Signed by the Beach Bums on July 18th of last eyar out of St. Thomas University in St. Thomas, FL. In 53 games, he hit .365 and had a .434 on base percentage with 14 doubles and stole a team-high 27 bases. He was a 1st team all-Sun Conference selection. Played his junior at the University of Tampa(NCAA), hitting .324 with 24 RBI. Orlando started his collegiate career at the State College of Florida(NJCAA), hitting .373 in his sophmore season with a /412 on base percentage. In his two seasons with the Manatees, he stole 47 bases and score 106 runs in 102 games. Attended Freedom HS in Orlando where he was named All-Central Florida as a senior, and all-Metro Conference three times.