|Hometown:||Los Angeles, Calif.|
|High School:||Eagle Rock|
Competed in 82 games over 24 of the Gaucho's 25 matches...Had 318 kills on the season for a 3.88 kills per game average, second on the team...Notched a .293 hitting percetage...Led the Gauchos with 20 service aces...Finished year with 131 digs and a 1.60 digs per game average...Notched 62 blocks for a .76 blocks per game average...Recorded career-high 32 kills vs. Quincy and 13 digs at BYU.
Played in 17 matches and 32 games for UCSB...Had 69 kills in 162 attempts...Recorded 50 digs in his first year as a Gaucho...Had two solo blocks and eight block assists... Had season-high 19 kills and a season-high ten digs against Hawaii on March 6.
Prepped at Eagle Rock High School...Played on the varsity team for three years...Averaged 18.4 kills per game his senior season...Once recorded 40 kills in a match...Selected to the All-Northern League, All-County and All-City teams...Named the City MVP...The Eagles won the Northern conference championship and the Los Angeles 3-A city championships.
Parents are Juan and Estela Rivera...Was a member of the gold medal winning USA World University Games Team this summer in Beijing, China ...A business economics major at UCSB...Wants to be a famous chef...Also played basketball in high school...Lists the Lakers as his favorite team...Born May 29, 1979.