|Hometown:||Manhattan Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Mira Costa HS|
TITANS `07: Started five times early in the season as the team's DH, but was used mostly as a pinch hitter throughout the season Was the team's best hitter off the bench going 5-for-18 (.278) His pinch-hit, RBI-single capped a six-run seventh inning on Mar. 13 vs. Pepperdine in the come-from-behind win at Goodwin Field Picked up a pinch-hit single at the College Word Series on June 16 against the eventual national champion Oregon State team Saw time at first base as a late-inning defensive replacement on five occasions, and was perfect recording 12 putouts without an error Was named Best Teammate at the team's awards banquet in Nov., 2007.
TITANS `06: Pinch hit on three occasions and reached base in his final at bat on April 18 vs. LMU (hit by a pitch).
TITANS `05: Saw limited playing time as the back-up catcher, appearing in 15 games in 2005 Came back with a bang after missing the first 13 games of the season with a contused spleen and broken rib (injured during practice), going 3-for-3 in his return, driving in three in a victory over Cal State Northridge on Mar. 9 Picked up five of his six hits in 2005 in his first four games Drove in two on June 4 in the Regional with a pinch-hit double against Arizona, and another with a pinch-hit squeeze bunt the next game against Missouri Threw out two of the eight runners (25 percent) who tried to steal against him.
TITANS `04: Was granted a redshirt season.
MIRA COSTA HS: Three-time letterman for Manhattan Beach school Hit .444 as a senior and .377 as a junior Named All-Bay League and All-South Bay each of his last two years Earned defensive player of the year honors his sophomore season Also awarded Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award and November Student of the Month.
PERSONAL: Born on December 24, 1984, in Long Beach, Calif. Parents are Tony and Betsy Wilhite Has an older brother (Mike) and younger brother (Chad) Full name is Jonathan Joseph Wilhite His nickname is Willis Majoring in business Says his parents have been his greatest influence Winning the Junior Olympics was his greatest sports thrill Enjoys playing ping pong Says working at a Little League snack shack was one of his strangest summer jobs Favorites include: Jason Kendall (player), The Big Lebowski (movie), Tom Hanks (actor), Los Angeles Dodgers (team), fullertontitans.com (web site), South Park and Baseball Tonight (TV shows).