HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Corona Santiago High School in Corona, Calif. ... Played three varsity seasons for head coach Ty De Trinidad ... Hit .430 with 15 RBI, 33 runs scored and a .550 OBP ... Named All-Big VIII League ... Was named to the 2013 All-Inland Empire team.
CLUB: Played four seasons of club ball for the Colton Nighthawks under head coach Bob Burke ... Won the 2011 Junior Olympics in Arizona with the team, going 11-0 through the tournament.
PERSONAL: Given name is Jeremiah James Goldenetz ... Born in Riverside, Calif. ... Parents are Jeremiah Goldenetz and Jessica Torres ... Has three brothers, Michael (18), Matthew (14) and Trevor (7) ... Chose Pepperdine because it felt like home.
FAVORITES: Jacoby Ellsbury (athlete); Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team); The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (book); The Usual Suspects (movie); Breaking Bad (TV Show); Luke Bryan (musical artist); Italian (food); Golf (sport other than baseball)