Career Honors

  • All-Pac-12 Third Team (Phil Steele)
  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Gundelach Award

As a Junior (2023)

  • Preseason Fourth Team All-Pac-12 LB (Phil Steele)
  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • All-Pac-12 Third Team (Phil Steele)
  • Started all 12 games during his first season on The Farm after transferring in January
  • Led the team in solo tackles (45), assisted tackles (42), and total tackles (87)
  • Ranked seventh in the Pac-12 in total tackles and tackles per game
  • Had four games with 10+ tackles, including in his first home game as a Cardinal (10 vs. Sacramento State)
  • Recorded a season-best 12 tackles during the Homecoming Reunion game against UCLA (Oct. 21)
  • Finished with 10 tackles and his only half sack on the year during the 126th Big Game
  • Awarded the team's Gundelach Award, given to the most outstanding junior player

Prior to Stanford
Enrolled at Stanford in January 2023

  • Played two seasons (2021-22) at Florida International
  • Played in 12 games (11 starts) in 2022 as a sophomore and led team with 103 tackles (58 solo) with eight tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two QB hurries
  • Had a season-best 15 tackles vs. UTSA (Oct. 14, 2022)
  • Played in 10 games as a freshman and made 44 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and a sack
  • Prepped at Hallandale HS for coach Herman Lovett
  • Was named all-state three times
  • Four-time Academic Honor Roll
  • Totaled 314 tackles, with 41 tackles for loss, 13.5 sacks and four interceptions during his career
  • Also lettered in track and field in HS


  • Son of Katia Bernadel and Vladimir Bernadel
  • Has two siblings – Lens and Sarah
  • Lens played college football at Beloit College