Robinson grew up in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania and began his high school career at University Prep. His junior season was derailed by a leg injury.
After the season, Robinson transferred to Imani Christian Academy. He was named PIAA all-state 1A first team, as a defensive back.
Robinson committed to West Virginia after fielding offers from Virginia Tech, Iowa State, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.
Robinson mainly played safety for the West Virginia Mountaineers after playing cornerback for several games as a freshman.
Robinson had 123 tackles and 7 interceptions, 2 of which were returned for a defensive touchdown, in his two-year college career.
After his time at West Virginia, he decided to join the XFL and has been called a "trailblazer"
St. Louis BattleHawks
In October 2019, Robinson was drafted by the St. Louis BattleHawks via the 2020 XFL Draft. He was picked up in the 5th round (39th overall) of Phase 4: Defensive Backs.
Robinson was the only player in the XFL who was eligible for the 2020 NFL Draft, and the XFL paid for him to take college classes online. He said he chose the XFL to help his mother, who had been diagnosed with cancer.
In Week 3 of the season, he had an interception, and in Week 5 he was nominated for the XFL's Star of the Week with one interception and a sack.
Robinson started all five games for the BattleHawks and had 21 tackles and two interceptions.
The Carolina Panthers selected Robinson with the 152nd pick in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first XFL player to be drafted into the NFL