As a direct result of the injuries he incurred in a car accident, Vereen’s 2019 football season at Newberry was cut short, and it is possible that his career as a football player will also be cut short.
During his sophomore season, he ended with a total of 56 receptions, 756 receiving yards, and 7 touchdowns.
South Florence High School, located in Florence, South Carolina, was Vereen’s high school of choice for his secondary education. While competing for South Florence High School in his junior year, he established single-season school records for receptions, yards, and touchdowns, all of which he achieved while playing football.
In 2017, he appeared in eight games and recorded one interception, 16 tackles (11 solo), and four pass breakups. He also had 11 solo tackles. In addition to that, he returned five kickoffs for 111 yards (22.2 per game).
Vereen made his first career interception in the game that was played against Mars Hill, which was a contributing factor in the Wolves defense being named the SAC Player of the Week.
The Wolves defense tied the conference record with six interceptions, and they limited the Lions’ passing offense to a record-low rating of 5.2.
In the Southern Athletic Conference, Newberry was ranked second in terms of total defense (314.5 yards per game), third in terms of scoring defense, and second in terms of passing defense (171.5 yards per game). In addition, Newberry had the best passing defense in the conference (19.3 ppg).
Vereen Obtaining honors and a degree from Newberry University with a double major in sports management and business administration.