Sessoms played at Southern Nash High School for coach Brian Foster. He totaled 79 tackles and two interceptions as a senior, and he was named conference defensive player of the year for his efforts.
A three-time all-conference selection, Sessoms led the league in tackles during his senior campaign. An honor roll student, Sessoms is also a standout on the hardwood, where he started four years at Southern Nash. Considered a terrific leader, Sessoms was team captain in football and basketball.