Turner amassed 123 receptions, 2,614 receiving yards and 31 total touchdowns at Northwest Guilford High School, where he played his senior season under Kevin Wallace. Overall, Turner was a two-time HSXtra.com All-Area honoree at wide receiver and was a preseason all-state selection by The Charlotte Observer. In 2017, Turner totaled 567 yards and six touchdowns in the first half of the season, missing the second half of the season due to a shoulder injury. He also played basketball at Northwest Guilford and was the 2016 HSXTRA Player of the Year.