The 5-foot-7, 120-pound sophomore won the Class AAA state meet this past season with a time of 15:50.06, breaking the tape 14.15 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Hawks to a first-place finish as a team. Edwards took 15th at the Foot Locker South Regional championships and won five of seven races on the season. He did not lose to an in-state competitor all year.
Edwards has maintained an unweighted 4.05 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his junior year of high school this fall.
Edwards has volunteered locally with the Special Olympics and as a youth running coach.