2010: Following the departure of elder brother Luis River-Morales, Edgar proceeded to brandish the family name in the vertical jumps. An extraordinary first year for the Wildcat from Agua Prieta who managed personal bests in the high jump as well as triple jump. Recording a jump of 2.23m at the MPSF Champs and earning the title in the process. Triple jumped 14.51m at the same meet placing 3rd. Placed 5th at the Pac-10 Championships and earned a spot to the NCAA Championships where he placed 18th. Not to be outdone, Rivera-Morales then went on to represent his native country of Mexico in the 2010 World Junior Chamoionships in Moncton, Canada. He managed to qualify for the final and placed 6th with a jump of 2.17m
Centro De Bachillerato Tecnologico y de Servicio # 81: Competed at the Mexican National Championships during his junior and senior seasons...Won the National Championships in the high jump in 2009 achieving a personal record of 7-3...Was runner-up in 2008 with a height of 7-0... Ranked as the number one athlete in the event in all high schools in Mexico...Also during his senior campaign, he jumped 48-feet in the triple jump in his second competition ever, giving him second place at the Junior National Championship in Mexico... Other notable achievements are that he is the only native of Mexico to win the International Children Games and he did it twice, first in Coventry, then in Bangkok... In 2009, representing Mexico, he competed in the Junior Pan-American Games at Trinidad and Tobago, finishing second place... Academically, he won a math excellence award for obtaining one of the top scores in the nation....
Edgar Alejandro Rivera Morales... Born February 13, 1991 in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico... Son of Luis and Alejandra Rivera...Enjoys watching TV, be around his family, staying active and doing track...His brother, Luis, is one of the UA's most accomplished athletes in history in the long jump events...They will compete together during the indoor season this year... Came to UA thanks to the magnificent coaching staff...Academic area of interest is computer engineering.