Prior to Ohio State
- Played lacrosse and ice hockey at Upper Arlington High School in Columbus.
- Named the 2022 Ohio Player of the Year, OCC Player of the Year and Regional Midfield Player of the Year.
- Was the team’s leading goal-scorer and an all-Ohio selection as a junior in 2021.
- Also an all-conference and all-region selection.
- Part of a team that won the Midwest championship.
- Earned all-state and all-conference honors in hockey.
- Has an uncle, Jeff, who played football at Toledo.
- Is the son of Chris and Shelly Burns.