Played for the San Diego Hustle and Gorillas Baseball Club.
A 2012 graduate of Otay Ranch High School in Chula Vista ... All-Metro Mesa League Second Team as a senior and all-league honorable mention as a junior ... Coaches' Award for leadership as a senior, when he hit .404 with 15 RBI and six steals ... Mustangs' Team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year as a junior, when he batted .385 with a 2.30 ERA ... Hit .319 as a sophomore in 2010.
Born Sept. 30, 1994 in San Diego ... Parents are Victor and Esmeralda Orozco ... Has a younger sister named Vanessa ... Majoring in electrical engineering at Sixth College ... Aspires to be an electrical engineer after graduating from UCSD ... Counts his first hit in a high school playoff game in a 2010 meeting with La Costa Canyon as a top baseball memory ... Enjoys playing slow-pitch softball ... Roots for the San Diego Chargers and Padres, and Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite athlete is new Angels slugger Josh Hamilton ... Top movie is Major League ... Would choose cereal if he had to eat one food for the rest of his life, because he says it's all he can make ... Lists parents and close friend Tito Barba as his greatest influences.