What Scouts Say: "Holding central midfielder. Conservative, stay-at-home guy who was clean with the ball, good possession and rarely gave it away ... Could connect passes ... He runs well and has tremendous endurance. Better endurance than he does speed ... Can play at the same pace for 90 minutes ... Physically fit athlete and can run for days ... Played as a central midfielder in a 4-3-3 ... He was one of two more defensive midfielders in the three-man midfield ... Average pace kid ... Good role player ... He may have attacking qualities but he didn't have to make a lot of runs forward since they had a good attacking corps ... There were times he broke through and you say "wow" and other times he gets caught on the ball ... He can cover a lot of ground in the midfield ... He's Mexican and may play in Mexico."
College (Cal State Northridge): Attended Cal State Northridge all four years (2009-2012) .... Picked up five assists in his freshman season (2009) and earned All-Big West Honorable Mention, one of two freshmen to do so ... Played all 19 games for the Matadors in the 2010 season, registering two goals for four points ... Played 18 of CSUN's 19 games in his junior season and tallied three assists. Earned All-Big West Honorable Mention ... Played in 21 of 22 matches in 2012, scoring one goal and adding two assists. Earned All-Big West Conference Second Team honors.
Prep: Attended Los Angeles Senior High School and captained the soccer team for three years. Named Most Valuable Player and an All-League Honorable Mention, as he led the Romans to the 2007 Los Angeles League Championship. He earned All-League, All-City, Most Valuable Player and First Team honors during the 2005-2006 season.