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Te’o played for Punahou School, a private co-ed institution inManoa, Honolulu, where he had also attended middle school. Te’o began his varsity career in 2006 with stellar play that won him selection to the second-team all-state roster as a sophomore.
As a junior in 2007, Te’o was named the state defensive player of the year by the Honolulu Advertiser and the Gatorade state player of the year. He received first-team all-state honors while totaling 90tackles and five sacks on defense and 400 rushing yards and tentouchdowns as a running back. Te’o drew considerable attention from colleges and recruiters in the process.
Te’o came into his senior year as one of the most celebrated players and recruits both on the state and national levels, landing on a number of national top ten recruiting lists before the start of the season. He received offers from over 30 college programs. During his senior year, Te’o helped lead Punahou to its first-ever state championship in football during the 2008 season. He amassed 129 tackles, including 11 sacks, forced threefumbles, tipped four passes and totaled 19 quarterback hurries. On offense at running back, Te’o rushed for 176 yards (5.3 yards per carry) and four touchdowns and had three receptions, two for touchdowns. He also had three interceptions, returning one 49 yards for a touchdown. He also returned a blocked punt for a touchdown.
He received his second straight Gatorade state player of the year award for his play during the season and was named first-team all-state and the state defensive player of the year for the second straight season. Te’o was such a force that The Honolulu Advertiser considered just naming him the overall state player of the year.He is regarded as one of the most highly recruited athletes, both in football and for any sport, in the history of the state of Hawaii.