Itsem High School
- International Relations major
- Parents are Manuel and Norma
- Goes by "Manu"
- In 1994, he was ranked number one in singles and doubles in Mexico's 18 and under category.
- Coach Osborne on Manuel: With smooth ground strokes and great 'hands'
- "Manu" should have an outstanding senior year
BYU Hall of Fame
Freshman Year 1995-1996
- Reached the semifinals of the 1996 Utah Invitational
- Teamed with Boris Bosnjakovic to finish first in doubles at 1996 Tulsa Invitational
- Reached the doubles finals at both the Utah Invitational and the Rolex Region VII Championships
- Regional ranking of #15
Sophmore Year 1996-1997
- Finished with a singles record of 25-15 (ranked 11th in regional singles play) and a doubles record of 32-10 (doubles team ranked fifth in the district)
- Ranked 32nd in the nation in doubles.
Junior Year 1997-1998
- Played the number one singles spot the majority of the season tallying up a 16-12 record after a 9-2 fall tournament record
- Teamed with Damien Ward for the number one doubles duo, picking up a 21-9 record
- Won the Utah Intercollegiate Tournament in October
- Qualified for the Rolex Regional Championships.
Senior Year 1998-1999
Medical Redshirt Year