|Hometown:||Blue Ridge, GA|
|High School:||Mountain Area Christian Academy|
Mountain Area Christian Academy: Bates was a three-sport athlete in high school ... He earned letters in baseball, basketball and three in football ... He was an A/B Honor Roll student his junior and senior years.
Personal: Wyndle Lamar Bates, III is the son of Wyndle and Lisa Bates, Jr. ... He is majoring in Business Management/Leadership.