Fresno State: (2008) One of four players to appear in all 78 games in the 2008 season, he had a stellar year at first base... ended the season with a .382 batting average and 13 homeruns... had 17 doubles, 92 RBIs, and 3 stolen bases...went 5- for-5 with a double and a homerun against Nevada on April 27... his five hits against Nevada is a career high... named First Team All-WAC... was second in the nation in RBIs with 92 and was sixth in the nation in hits with 110. (2007) One of the bright young stars who earned his way into the starting lineup early at first base ... appeared in 55 games starting 51 ... finished season with a .288 batting average and seven home runs ... had a total of six doubles and 29 RBI . . . recorded a 2-for-5 outing with two home runs and 4 RBI in a game against Dallas Baptist March 15 ... recorded three hits five times ... Hit a grand slam against UC Davis on March 27 ... had a 3-for-5 outing at Nevada May 27 in the WAC Championship game.
Clovis West HS: Three-year letterwinner in baseball ... 2005-06 baseball Team Captain, MVP ... 2004 CIF Championship, 2005 League Championship ... earned 2004-05 Second-Team All-Valley ... 2005 Second-Team All-State ... finished 2006 season with a .390 batting average, eight home runs and 20 RBI's.
Personal: Born on Dec. 14, 1987 in Fresno, Calif. ... mother is Ivonne ... has one brother, Ivan, and two sisters, Sara and Susan ... enjoys playing any sport and card games ... biggest thrill was winning first CIF Championship in school history ... admires his whole family because they are genuine and hard working people.