OVERVIEW: Signed with the Gophers on National Signing Day 2011, but spent the 2012 season at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played as a freshman at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan., in 2012 played in seven games and recorded 12 tackles and one sack.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate from Miami Central High School was rated as the No. 4 defensive tackle in Florida helped lead his team to a 13-1 record and a runner-up finish in the Florida Class 6A State Championship game selected to take part in the Nike South Florida All-Star Game earned second-team Associated Press Class 6A All-State honors following his senior campaign coached by Telley Lockett.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 22, 1993 son of Norton and Jeanette Hinojosa has yet to declare a major.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.
Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship
Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.