|Hometown:||Pico Rivera, Calif.|
|High School:||El Rancho|
Unattached - Ran a lifetime best of 3:41.07 at the Portland Track Festival last season … Also boasted a 3:43.25 at the Oxy High Performance meet … Placed 13th at the USATF national meet in 2014.
2013 – Competed in 11 meets … NCAA qualifier in the 1,500m … Placed 22nd in the 5,000m at the Pac-12 Championships … Placed fourth at the Oxy Invitational with a personal best time of 3:45.36 … Won the 1,500m against rival USC with a time of 3:46.40 … Finished third against TCU/LSU in the 1,500m with a time of 3:50.56 … Placed third in the same meet with a time of 8:35.19 in the 3,000m … Anchor leg on the 4x1,500m relay that finished second at the Texas Relays … The lead leg on the 4,000m DMR that won the MPSF championship … Placed ninth in the 3,000m (8:08.46) at the UW Husky Classic … Finished fifth at the UW Invitational in the mile with a personal best 4:05.03.
High School - Earned varsity letters in track and in cross country at El Rancho HS ... Coached by Ray Elliot and Ty Wynn ... Won the Del Rio League Championship in the 3,200m in his junior year and was the league champion in both the 1,600m and 3,200m in 2010 as a senior.
Personal - Born November 29, 1992 in Downey, CA ... Son of Jorge Herrera and Ana Diaz ... Has two siblings, Edith and Soledad ... Lists winning the state titles at Cerritos College as his biggest athletics thrills .. Statistics major.