Played two seasons Skipjacks under coach Frank Szymanski as a catcher and outfielder ... Was a career .355 hitter with 42 RBIs ... Graduated with an Associate Degree.
High School: Lettered in football, soccer and track, volleyball and baseball at South Broward High School ... Was named Rookie of the Year (2004), Defensive Player of the Year and Hitter of the Year (2007) ... Was a two-time Second Team All-Broward County selection (2006-07) and all-state (2007) ... Led team to the Big League World Series as a junior and senior ... Batted .440 and .450, respectively.
Personal: Born Oct 22, 1988 in Hollywood, Fla. ... Son of Debbie and Jim Mena ... Has one sister, Kristin and one brother, Tyler ... Major is Exercise Science.
Out of the Park: Best Sports Moment: Went 5-for-6 with two doubles, four stolen bases, four RBIs and six runs scored in 2009 against Harford Community College.
Person who has most influenced me: My dad, because he was always there.
Personal best non-athletic achievement: Earn the Principles' Award of Excellence at South Broward High School.
When I graduate, I plan to: Become a firefighter.
Best advice received/favorite saying: "Take the game one pitch at a time," and "Live every day like its your last."
Hobbies outside of sports: Fishing and wakeboarding.
Favorite Book: The Game of Baseball Favorite movie: "The Hangover."
Athletic goals for the season: Bat .400, have 20 stolen bases and 25 runs scored.
Personal athletic goal before graduation: Bat .400.