Born in and raised in Edmonds by parents Jennifer and Will Budnick, sibling is Tate... attending Edmonds-Woodway HS and played for Coach Dan Somoza... was a 2012 WESCO 1st team INF and 2nd team pitcher, 2011 WESCO 2nd team OF, 2010 WESCO honorable mention... Named to the 2012 Seattle Times Star Times team and the 2012 Everett Herald All-Area 2nd team... Edmonds-Woodway placed 5th overall in 2011 and 7th in 2012... was selected to the 2013 NWAACC Sophomore Showcase... His great grandpa Mike Budnick played for the NY Giants 1946-1947... Father Will Budnick played at Bellevue Community College and the University of Washington... Favorite movie: Friday Night Lights... Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State... Favorite sports team and player: Seattle Mariners, Ken Griffey Jr... Came to Edmonds because it's in his hometown and has the best facilities in the NWAACC; also because of the winning tradition.