|Hometown:||West Orange, NJ|
|High School:||West Orange|
High School - Frank Bakirtzis earned a pair of All-Area first-team accolades while at West Orange High School under Head Coach John Jacobs. He was also named to the all-conference and all-county second teams. Bakirtzis was inducted into the Essex County Scholar-Athlete Hall of Fame and is a member of the National Honor Society. He was also served as captain for the West Orange Baseball and Ice Hockey teams. Bakirtzis played in the East vs. West New Jersey All-Star game after grabbing 28 passes and two touchdowns in his senior year.