Shelby Hernandez Jr.
Shelby Hernandez Jr.
Year: Fr.
Hometown: La Mesa, Calif.
High School: Helix Charter HS
Position: Mid-Distance

OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD FRESHMAN (2014): Competed in 11 events for the Titans during the 2014 outdoor track and field season... mainly ran the 800-meters and posted a personal-best 1:51.50 to finish third at the Steve Scott Invitational on May 4... his time of 1:51.50 was also the top time for the Titans all season... also finished twice in the 800-meter run (Ben Brown Invite, 1:54.46 and Cal/Nevada, 1:55.04)... ran the 1500-meter once this season and placed second with a time of 4:02.25 at the Riverside CC Meet on March 8... also was a member of the 4x400m relay team twice during the season and helped the Titans finish second at the Steve Scott Invite with a time of 3:21.68.

CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2013): Utilized redshirt season. 

HELIX CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
Ran four season of track and field and three seasons of cross country for the Scottie Dogs under head coach Taylor Williams... awarded the Iron Man Award for cross country in 2012 and 2011... honroed with the Steven Scott Whitcomb Memorial Award for track and field during his junior year... set personal best ties in the 800m (1:53) and 1600m (4:31).

PERSONAL
Born in Grossmont, Calif... has one brother, Keanu, and one sister, Selena... intends to major in kinesiology... chose Fullerton because of the great athletic program and kinesiology program.

FAVORITES
Place(s) to Run: Beach 
Athletic Team: USA Track and Field
Athlete(s): David Rushida, Meb Kefilezighi, Allyson Felix
Movie(s): Peaceful Warrior, Life of Pi, Without Limits
Musical Artist(s): Rebelution, Matisyahu, Shwayze
Book(s): Run to Overcome, Born to Run
Food: Salmon