After spending a year in Indianapolis, Walter signed with the Seattle Seahawks, where he played for three years. During his career with the Seahawks, Walter played both Cornerback and Safety. When he wasn't playing football, Walter was boxing to improve his hand/eye coordination and confidence as an athlete. He began working with Pro Heavyweight boxer Cidric "sing-sing" Hendrix. Walter trained with Hendrix, who put an emphasis on footwork and reaction time. Walter has trained with many professional athletes.

Walter has always been a proponent of youth sports, encouraging kids to never give up on their dreams. As a motivational speaker, Walter has made appearances at elementary schools where he speaks to students about the importance of education and dedication to their dreams…nothing should set you back from getting what you want in life.
Walter Bernard
Always excelling in every sport he has been associated with, Walter brings to Athletes Elite a versatile background in Athletics. Growing up, Walter played soccer for various traveling teams where he was immediately recognized for his explosive speed and agile footwork. As a high school freshman at Pulaski Heights (Little Rock, Ark), Walter
Recognized for his swift lateral movements and vertical leap, Wayne is well known in the world of basketball. Growing up, Wayne played both basketball and baseball. During his freshman year at Mt. Carmel High School (San Diego, CA), Wayne earned a spot on the Varsity basketball team. As a sophomore, he attended Horizon High School (San Diego, CA) where he started at shooting guard, leading the Panthers to a CIF Championship and the California State Finals. Wayne earned 1st Team All-Harbor League for his performance.

As a junior, Wayne led the Panthers to their second CIF Championship and then on to the Southern California Championship finals. Southern Cal Hoops
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As a junior, Walter led the Titans Basketball team in points, rebounds, steals, and blocks. He was a two-time Union-Tribune "Player of the Week" and a member of the San Diego County All-Academic Team. Again as a junior, Walter earned 1st team All-Palomar League honors. During his junior campaign in track, he was awarded Most Valuable Player of the PHS track team and was also recognized as one of the best long and triple jumpers in San Diego County. In addition to his accomplishments on the field, Walter also excelled in the classroom, earning multiple awards such as Who's Who in American High School students, National Honor Society, and the Golden Pyramid Club in recognition of academic achievement.
participated in both Basketball and Baseball, leading his team in stolen bases. Walter began his sophomore year at Poway High School (Poway, Ca) where he spent his spring season competing in both Baseball and Track. During his first Track meet, Walter jumped an amazing 21'10'', winning the event. As a sophomore, Walter participated in the CIF tournament, receiving the Most Valuable Player award for all track jumpers. He was also awarded 1st team All-Palomar league honors.
After being told he wasn't good enough to play High School football, Walter became Rancho Buena Vista's star player, earning 1st team All- Palomar League and 1st team All-County honors in his first and only season of football. Walter also led the Longhorns to its first CIF championship game in years.

During his senior track season, Walter and fellow Longhorn jumpers placed first, second and third in almost every league meet. Walter was heavily recruited for track, almost signing with Columbia University in New York. Today Walter still remains one of the top jumpers in the history of Poway High School and Rancho Buena Vista High School athletics.
Although he received multiple scholarship offers for track, Walter was also recruited to play football by various schools in the PAC-10 and WAC conferences. After only one high school football season, Walter signed a full ride scholarship to the University of New Mexico. Walter is the first player in the history of Rancho Buena Vista High to be on an NFL roster.

Walter attended the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM), where he played cornerback for the Lobos. At 6'2'' 210lbs, Walter was one of the biggest cornerbacks in NCAA football. Starting three out of his four years, Walter led the Lobo's secondary in interceptions and pass break-ups each year. Walter was one of the most dominant cornerbacks in his conference, earning him All-Mountain West honors both his junior and senior years. During his career as a Lobo, Walter was a three-time Defensive Player of the Week. The Lobo coaches were fascinated with Walter's speed (4.38 in the 40 yard-dash), aggressive play, and field awareness. In the off-season, Walter trained with the track team where he broke university records in the vertical jump.
Walter hit the books just as hard as he hit on the field, graduating from New Mexico as a member of the dean's list with a degree in Film and Television and a minor in African-American history. During the summers, Walter worked as an Albuquerque news editor, reporter, and photographer for sports at KRQE, an affiliate of CBS.

After completing his college career as one of New Mexico's best cornerbacks, Walter signed with the San Diego Chargers. After a brief stay in San Diego, Walter signed as a Safety with the Indianapolis Colts who were impressed with his explosive speed and remarkable 42-inch vertical. Tony Dungy (Colt's Head Coach) often presented Walter to the team as a prime example of a player with an incredible work ethic and dedication to the sport. During the off-season, Walter played one season for the Frankfurt Galaxy in NFL Europe and then returned to the states to continue playing with the Colts.
Website rated Wayne as one of the top guards in the state of California. Wayne was also named to the Union-Tribune All-Academic Team. Because of his ability to completely shutdown the opponent's leading scorer, Wayne was given the nickname "Sheriff". After an outstanding sophomore and junior season, Wayne signed a full ride scholarship to Division 1 Davidson College.
As a senior at Horizon, Wayne's domination on the court became even more apparent, earning him 1st Team All-Harbor League honors for the third straight year. Wayne was voted Most Valuable Player by his teammates, leading them to their third straight CIF championship and then on to the Southern California State Finals. Wayne was named to the San Diego All-County team.

Although he had already signed with Davidson, Wayne drew heavy interest from schools across the nation such as Georgia Tech, Arizona State, UCLA, New Mexico and Texas. Wayne is by far Davidson's most electrifying player. Wayne was a four-year starter at point guard position. During his career as a Wildcat, he led the team every year in assists, points, and steals. Wayne was named to the All-Southern Conference Freshman team
As a senior, Walter transferred to Rancho Buena Vista High (Vista, Ca) where he became a football standout.
and as a senior earned First Team All-Southern Conference honors. One of Wayne's best performances was against the Duke, where he scored 28 points, almost upsetting the Blue Devils. Mike Krzyzewski (Duke Head Coach) said he has never seen a player take over a game like Wayne.

Wayne finished his career at Davidson as one of the school's all-time leading scorers and all-time three point shooters. Wayne has signed NBA contracts with the Sacramento Kings and Toronto Raptors. Wayne currently plays overseas in Europe and trains kids during the off-season. Wayne is a recognizable face in Europe having done various print ads for Simien Mobile.