|Hometown:||Cape Girardeau, Mo.|
|High School:||Cape Central HS|
Prior to Southern: Schott attended Central High School and ran for coaches Mark Hahn and Ryan Hale. A four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track, Schott holds the school record in the 5k with a time of 16:12, and has been a three-time All-Conference, and All-District selection, while being named All-Sectional once. He has also been a state qualifier three times, while helping to lead his team to two conference championships and a sectional qualifier all four years.
Personal: A proposed business major at Southern, Schott is the son of Terry and Kimberly Schott.