Before Union: Dement prepped at the University School of Jackson where he was a two-sport standout in baseball and football. In baseball, his USJ team made four trips to the Tennessee State tournament in each of his high school years, including the 2005 State Title and the 2003 State Runner-Up. He was named to the All-District team as a senior. In football, Dement was named Team Captain as a senior, and was also named All-Region, MVP, and Region 7-AA Punter of the Year. As a senior, he accumulated over 1400 yards punting (42.3 average) with his longest being 71 yards. He also recorded 119 tackles. Off the field, Dement was a member of teh All-West Tennessee and alternate to the All-State Honors Choir, as well, as being a Life Scout.
5/16/2006 - USJ’s Dement Signs Baseball Scholarship with Union