Edmunds played at Virginia Tech from 2014 to 2017. After his junior season in 2017, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. He finished his career with 196 tackles, six interceptions and 1.5 sacks.
His brothers, Trey and Tremaine also played college football at Virginia Tech. Trey plays in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints and Tremaine is also a prospect for the 2018 NFL Draft. Their father, Ferrell Edmunds, also played in the NFL as a tight end.