|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||Mt. Carmel HS|
As a Senior: Has started all 12 games at left guard … helped the Terps total 285 yards, the fourth-highest single-game total since 2004, and five touchdowns on the ground against James Madison (8/30) … allowed C.J. Brown to total 402 yards of offense against West Virginia (9/13) … at Syracuse (9/20), helped protected Brown as he threw for 280 yards and a touchdown … helped the offense total a season-high 484 yards of offense at Indiana (9/27) … assisted in 418 total yards of offense against Iowa (10/18) … blocked for Brandon Ross’ 108-yard day against Rutgers (11/29) in the regular-season finale.
As a Junior (2013): Appeared in three games ... played against Old Dominion (9/7), West Virginia (9/21) and Florida State (10/5).
At San Diego Mesa College (2011-12): Played tackle during his two seasons at San Diego Mesa … earned first-team All-Southern California Football Association honors during the 2012 season while starting at tackle … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com … coached by Henry Browne.
At Mt. Carmel High School: A first team All-Valley selection as senior and junior with the Sundevils ... selected to play in the Alex Spanos All-Star Classic.
Personal: Born in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Silvano Altamirano and Josefina Hernandez ... has three siblings, Rosa Linda, Kimberly and Rodrigo ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice.