2011: Played in 29 games, earning 15 starts ... saw time mainly in right field and DH ... hit .258 ... with five doubles and two home runs ... added 10 RBI ... slugged .424 ... hit .833 with a runner on third ... hit .387 with bases empty ... hit .333 as leadoff ... had a five game hitting hit streak beginning at Nicholls (3/25) and extending through Texas State (4/3) ... recorded first career hit and multi-hit game in Saturday's game two against Ark-Little Rock (4/19) ... recorded first career extra base hit at Texas Southern (3/15) ... recorded first career RBI against Centenary (4/5) ... recorded first home run at Texas State (4/2) ... 2-for-4 performance with two doubles and two RBI in series conclusion at Texas State (3/3).
Junior College: Played two years for Harvey McIntyre at Blinn College ... helped lead the Bucs to the Region XIV championship game where they lost to No. 1 ranked San Jacinto.
High School: Four-year starter for father, coach Rodney Hernandez, at Bush HS ... was an all-District 23-5A outfielder as a junior and senior ... selected to second team all-Greater Houston Area team ... played in Houston Coach's Association All-Star Game ... as a senior, hit .420 with four homers, 38 RBI ... hit .350 as a junior ... named team MVP in 2008 ... played summer ball for the Columbia Angels in and Houston Heat ... also played quarterback and punter for the BHS football team.
Personal: Son of Bernadette and Rodney Hernandez ... born in Houston, Texas ... majoring in kinesiology.