Shelby P. Hernandez Jr.
Shelby P. Hernandez Jr.
Year: RS-So.
Hometown: La Mesa, Calif.
High School: Helix Charter HS
Position: Distance

CROSS COUNTRY REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014): Did not compete in any events. 

CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2013): Utilized redshirt season. 

Ran four season of track and field and three seasons of cross country for the Scottie Dogs under head coach Robert Baird... awarded the Iron Man Award for cross country in 2012 and 2011... honored 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).

Born in Grossmont, Calif... intends to major in kinesiology... chose Fullerton because he wanted to make a difference for Fullerton and the kinesiology program... career goals include: graduating from Cal State Fullerton’s kinesiology program, become a competitive scoring 800m runner in helping Fullerton achieve a conference title, and becoming a middle distance coach after graduation... favorites include: Chollas Lake and Mission Trails Regional Park (places to run), USA Track and Field (athletic team), Peaceful Warrior, Life of Pi, Without Limits (movies), Rebelution, Matisyahu, The Dirty Heads, Ziggy Marley, Shwayze (musical artists), "Run to Overcome," "Born to Run" (books), Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx (actor/actress), grilled salmon, pastas and multi-grain cereal (foods).