Josh Rivera is a junior baseball player for the Florida Gators Baseball team and he is one of the best hitters in the country. He played in 25 games as a senior at IMG Academy and hit.352 with 25 RBI. For his efforts in helping the Florida Burn to victory at the 2018 Perfect Game World Wood Bat Association World Championship in Jupiter, he was named the tournament’s most valuable player.
Josh was chosen to Perfect Game’s Florida Region All-High School Senior First Team and First Team Senior Preseason All-America.
Josh Rivera was born to Hector and Esther Rivera. His early life and academic background are shrouded in secrecy. We will keep you updated once we get a hand on it. As a freshman in 2020, Josh started 16 games and batted.298 while ranking third on the team with 17 hits. He drove in nine runs and scored 12, good for third on the squad.
Josh Rivera had five games with multiple hits, including a 3-for-4 performance in Jacksonville. In two separate games, he drove in multiple runs. In his first game for his university, he went deep against Marshall. Josh started 52 of 54 games he appeared in as a freshman in 2021 when Baseball America had him listed at No. 43 among its preseason top 150 players.
He hit.253/.324/.389 with 48 hits in 190 at-bats, scoring 30 runs and driving in 26 runs while walking 18 times. Josh went 2-for-3 with a three-run home run and a career-high four RBIs against Georgia and 4-for-5 with four hits and four RBIs against No. 8 Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament, all of which set personal bests.
Josh Rivera Career
Rivera had a hitting streak of 14 games, starting on April 10 against No. 4 Tennessee and ending on April 24 against Kentucky. He had 13 games where he had multiple hits and five where he drove in multiple runs. He had a.935 fielding percentage after 201 defensive opportunities.
In 2022, as a Sophomore, Josh appeared in 64 games, 63 of which he started. He had a batting line of.254/.352/.429 with 41 runs scored, 32 RBI, and 5 steals. At Stetson, he went 2-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, one walk, and one stolen base, all of which were career highs. Josh also hit a home run, a triple, drove in five runs, and stole two bases, all of which were also career highs.
He went 2-for-3 with a home run against Georgia State and 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs against North Florida, both of which were career highs. He hit.500 (7-for-14) with two doubles and a home run in a series against Alabama from March 18-20, and he went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBI, and a stolen base against No. 5 Florida State.
Against Florida A&M, Josh went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored, and against Stetson, he went 2-for-3 with a single home run. He hit.500 (2-for-3) with a home run against Kentucky and.500 (homer, HR, 3 RBI, 2 runs) against Missouri. He had eight games with multiple RBI and 18 games with multiple hits (fourth on the team). Against Alabama in the SEC Tournament, Josh went 2-for-5 with three RBI. He had a.962 fielding percentage in 264 shortstop defensive opportunities.
Josh Rivera Biography
|Real Name||Joshua Ismael Rivera|
|Birth Date||October 10, 2000|
|Age (as of 2023)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Sebring, Florida, U.S.|
|College||University of Florida|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 97 kg – in Pounds – 215 lbs|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
Josh Rivera is dating Alyssa Gagnon, who goes by the Instagram handle Alyssa.gagnon. She competes in Track & Field Events and is Josh’s one true love. They are not shy about showing their affection in public, as evidenced by the number of times they have been spotted out and about together.
Josh Rivera Net Worth
Josh’s net worth is not known as of now.No doubt due to his popularity he must be getting various brand endorsements and offers. From his international debuts and growing popularity we are sure he will amass huge amounts in the nearest future.