|College:||East Los Angeles CC|
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played for two seasons at East Los Angeles CC ... Earned first-team South Coast Conference honors as a sophomore ... Went 6-5 with a 2.69 ERA in 14 appearances ... Hurled 100.1 innings, giving up 91 hits and 19 walks while striking out 40.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for three seasons at John Glenn HS in Norwalk, Calif. ... Three-time first-team Suburban League honoree ... Four-time scholar-athlete for the Eagles.
PERSONAL: Born Juan Vera on March 24, 1992, in Downey, Calif. ... Hometown is Norwalk, Calif. ... Son of Leonicio and Marcelina Vera ... Majoring in economics ... Enjoys playing videogames, soccer and watching baseball ... Lists Lionel Messi, Xavi and Mike Trout as favorite sports personalities.