HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2009 from Canyon High School where he was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Joe Hoggatt ... Named All-Century League and received the school's Comanche Award following his senior year in which he posted an earned-run average under 1.00 and hit .325 ... Selected team's Best Hitter as a freshman after hitting .400 ... Batted .380 as a sophomore and was named Team MVP ... Junior year recognition included a spot on the All-Centruy League second team and the Coaches Award. PERSONAL: Given name is Alex Michael Najera ... Born and raised in Anaheim Hills, Calif. ... Major is undeclared ... Son of Mike and Carrie Najera ... Brother to Darren and Garret ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of head coach Steve Rodriguez and its Malibu location ... Lists his father as his biggest sports hero ... Mike Najera coached high school baseball for 20 years and won two CIF rings.