|Hometown:||Pueblo West, Colo.|
|High School:||Pueblo West HS|
|College:||Trinidad State JC|
Junior College: Was a two-time all-conference selection at Trinidad State Junior College in Trinidad, Colo., earning first-team honors as a freshman and second-team honors as a sophomore ... Was a steady hitter at TSJC, hitting .355 as a freshman and .340 as a sophomore, compiling a total of 12 home runs and 97 RBI in 325 career at bats.
High School: Was a first-team all-conference selection at Pueblo West High School in Pueblo West, Colo. ... Coached at PWHS by Dan Sanchez ... Also competed in golf and basketball ... Graduated with a 3.0 GPA from PWHS.
Personal: Son of David and Kim Hoffman ... Has one sister, Amber ... Enjoys playing golf, basketball, and going fishing.