|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
|High School:||Evergreen Valley|
|College:||West Valley College|
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Placed 23rd in the San Francisco Invitational on Aug. 30 with an 8k time of 26:18 ... Placed 24th in the West Coast Preview on Nov. 1 with an 8k time of 26:54.
COLLEGE: In 2008 graduated from West Valley College in Saratoga, Calif. with an associates degree in English, Psychology and Liberal Arts ... coached by Lisa Renteria in cross country and track and field ... twice won the team's MVP and won the coaches 100% award his sophomore year ... was named NORCAL twice and two times all-state and four-time all-conference ... member of the Dean's list and a three-time scholar-athlete and APA student member.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2006 graduate of Evergreen Valley High School in San Jose, Calif. ... Coached by Frank Slaton, Jonathan Hubbs and Jim Sena ... competed in track and cross country.
PERSONAL: Son of Daniel and Leticia Hernandez ... has one sister, Jen ... mother graduated from National Hispanic University.