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Scholar-Athletes: Javier Hernandez, U.S. Grant

Oklahoman Published: June 16, 2013
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U.S. GRANT: JAVIER HERNANDEZ

Athletics: Second-team All-City soccer as a senior when he played every minute of every match. All-district. All-conference. Team captain. Will play soccer at Southern Nazarene.

Academics: Grade point average of 3.5. Ranked in the top 10 percent of his class. Scored 21 on the ACT. National Honor Society.

Quote: “In my 17 years of teaching high school math, I have never seen a more dedicated student. At an inner-city school with many distractions, he has risen to the top. Unlike many high school students, he has great initiative and maturity.” — Stephen M. Cookson, math teacher

College choice: Southern Nazarene

Also nominated: None


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