Slone Willingham enjoyed a standout prep career at traditonal Bay Area power McClymonds High. He was a first team all-city selection as a senior and helped lead his team to the Oakland Athletic League Silver Bowl championship. His full name is Slone Hershal Willingham. He was born June 1, 1988, in Oakland, California. His is the son of Dannale Willingham and Maxine Dozier and plans to major in business management.