Kevin Herrera


Pronunciation: hur-RARE-ruh
Position: Forward
Jersey No.: 29
Height: 5-7
Weight: 136 lbs.
Date of Birth: July 10, 1996
Place of Birth: Beverly, Mass.
Hometown: Lynn, Mass.
High School: Buckingham, Browne & Nichols
Last Club: FC Bolts
Status: Under-16 roster


2010-11: Made 15 appearances, including nine starts, with the Under-16 team. Scored one goal and added one assist. Made his Revolution debut in the season opener against FC Westchester (Nov. 20). Earned an assist against Albertson SC (Nov. 21). Scored his first career goal for the Revs against South Central Premier (June 12). Traveled to Frisco, Texas, for the Development Academy Playoffs (June 25-28), but did not see any action. Made three appearances, including two starts, during the Generation adidas Cup (July 25-31) in Frisco, Texas, and scored one goal against Real Salt Lake (July 29).

High School: Is a sophomore at Buckingham Browne & Nichols (Cambridge, Mass.) … has played two seasons.

Before Revs: Played for FC Greater Boston Bolts for two seasons … was also a member of the Mass. ODP and Region I teams … named a 2009 adidas interregional All-Star at the Interregional tournament in Florida … traveled to Italy in 2010 with the Region I team, where he scored three goals in four games.

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: Called up to the annual U14 National I.D. Camp in 2009 … also selected to attend the U.S. Soccer Training Center in Nov. 2010 (Conn.).

Personal: Kevin Xavier Herrera … is the son of Jorge Herrera and Alcira Lorena … has two siblings, George (18) and Jennifer (13) … lists Lionel Messi, David Villa, Xavi Hernandez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Frank Lampard among his favorite soccer players … supports Barcelona and the New England Revolution … also follows the Boston Celtics and New England Patriots … enjoys playing basketball … is fluent in Spanish.