|Hometown:||El Paso, Texas|
|High School:||Del Valle H.S.|
2012 (Track and Field): Competed in five meets for A&M-Commerce in mainly the 800 meter run ... Recorded a season-low mark of 1:59.08 at the Mean Green Spring Invitational ... Placed sixth at the Marc Randle Classic with a time of 2:02.95 ... Ran a 2:09.68 at the Bobby Lane Invitational ... Competed in the 1,500 meter run in a pair of events, highlighted by a season-best time of 4:27.72 at the Mean Green Spring Invitational ... Finished 14th at the Hendrix Invitational (4:40.56).
2011 (Cross Country): Competed in three events for A&M-Commerce ... Placed 19th at the Texas Wesleyan Ram Rumble with a season-low time of 29:39 ... Finished 22nd at the Southern Arkansas Lois Davis Invitational (29:54) ... Placed 49th in the season-opening Midwestern State Stampede (22:37).
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Two year letterwinner in both track and cross country at Del Valle High School ... Competed mostly in the 800 meter, 1600 meter and 4x400 meter relay ... Posted a school-record in the 800 meter, running a 1:55.88 ... Best time in the 1600 meter is a 4:28.02 ... Finished third in the 800 and fourth in the 1600 in the regional meet, qualifying for the state meet ... Placed eighth in the state meet in the 800 as a senior ... Second team all-city selection as a senior ... Del Valle's Men's Track and Field MVP as a senior ... Received Golden Shoe Award, given to Del Valle's outstanding track and cross country athlete ... Helped lead Del Valle cross country to three-straight district championships.
Personal: Born December 4, 1992 ... Son of Minerva Najera ... Plans on majoring in kinesiology.
Najera's A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
800 Meter Run: 1:59.08 - North Texas Mean Green Spring Invitational (Apr. 7, 2012)
1,500 Meter Run: 4:27.72 - North Texas Mean Green Spring Invitational (Apr. 7, 2012)