2015 Outdoor: Recorded a career best in the long jump at the Don Kirby Tailwind with a bound of 7.47m (24-6.25) to take gold … matched personal best in the high jump by clearing 2.11m (6-11.00) at the Texas Relays and Sun Angel Classic … finished fourth at the Conference USA Championships in the long jump with a wind-aided leap of 7.68m (25-2.50) … notched a fourth-place finish in the high jump at the Conference USA Championships by clearing 2.03m (6-8.00) … competed in the long jump and high jump at the NCAA West Preliminaries … took first place in the high jump at the UTEP Springtime by clearing 2.05m (6-8.75) … collected gold in the long jump at the Sun Angel Classic by matching his personal best of 2.11m (6-11.00) … finished second in the high jump at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge by clearing 2.05m (6-8.75) … member of the men’s team that finished second at the Conference USA Championships.

2014 Indoor:
Delivered a season-best jump of J2.10 (6-10.75) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...claimed bronze in the high jump at the Lobo Collegiate Open...garnered five top-eight performances during the season... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.

2014 Outdoor: Garnered gold in the high jump with a season-best leap of 2.11m (6-11) at the Don Kirby Tailwind...claimed gold at the UTEP Invitational and bronze UTEP Springtime in the high jump...placed fourth in the high jump at the Texas Tech Open...qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary in the high jump...finished in the top 13 at the Texas Relays and Drake Relays in the high jump...was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships.

Prior to UTEP: (Nebraska) 2011-2013
Recorded an indoor personal-best jump of 6-11 (2.11) at the Holiday Inn Invitational to start the 2013 indoor season... finished with a leap of 6-9 (2.06)at the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships

Outdoor: Participated in nine meets during the 2013 outdoor season...earned a fourth place finish as he cleared 6-9 1/2 (2.07) at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships...tied the best 2013 NU men's high jump of the year twice with a height of 6-11 1/2 (2.12) at the NCAA West Prelims Championships...recorded a top finish in the Nebraska Invite.

High School: A Junior All-American...finished first at the USA Track and Field Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships in Pueblo, Colo., during the summer of 2010 with a leap of 7-0 (2.13)... went on to take fourth with a jump of 6-10 3/4 at the USATF National Junior.

Personal: Son of Fernando Hernandez and Jennifer Borden...brother of Daniel and Alexandra Hernandez...majoring in Business Administration... born in Las Cruces, N.M. on September 27, 1992.

Carlos Hernandez

Carlos  Hernandez


El Paso, Texas

High School:
Santa Teresa High School

Last College:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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