Mariano is part of the Early College Academy and will graduate HS with over 40 college credits. He is also in the SBHS National Honor Society and National History Honor Society. Mariano is a 3 year football lettermen, All State Honorable Mention. Also participates in Basketball and Track & Field. He plans to attend Rice University or University of Texas - Austin, where he will pursue a degree in Computer Science and then apply for Law School.