Player Bio: UNLV: One of four defensive linemen in this year's Rebel class ... Last name is pronounced "SUN-e-TOW-ah" ... Follows in the footsteps of two graduating UNLV defensive linemen that also hailed from American Samoa (Isaako Aaitui and Daniel Mareko).
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterman playing for coach Simon Mageo at Samoana HS ... Registered more than 30 tackles along with 7.5 sacks as a senior for the Sharks ... Was a two-time all-league selection ... Also lettered in baseball as a pitcher and first baseman and basketball as a center and power forward.
PERSONAL: Sonny Miki Sanitoa was born on Sept. 25, 1993, in Los Angeles, CA ... The son of Larry Sanitoa and Deanna Fuimaono ... Has four brothers, Stefan, Shanahan, Sloane and Sheyenne, and two sisters, Savannah and Simone.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com