Early Life & Education
Hensley was born in San Diego, California to Mike and Tracey Hensley. He attended Patrick Henry High School and eventually played college baseball with San Diego State University. He was also recruited by UCLA, Stanford, Arizona, UC Santa Barbara, University of Tennessee, and Oregon.
Freshman Year (2015)
During his freshman year, he made 13 starts in left field and 6 in the designated hitter role; he also made one appearance at second baseman as a defensive replacement. During his freshman year, he collected an 8-game hitting streak from March 7-20 during which he hit .538 (14-for-26) with 3 doubles, a triple, 8 RBI and 7 runs scored. He also held a 12-game streak in which he reached base safely either via hit, walk or hit-by-pitch.
On March 8, 2015, he scored 3 runs against the New Mexico Lobos, a personal best.
On March 20, 2015, Hensley collected three hits vs. Air Force Falcons baseball team.
At the end of his freshman year, he batted .263 over 13 conference contests.
Sophomore Year (2016)
From March 20 to April 10, Hensley tied the team's season record for the longest hitting streak (13 games). During that time period, he hit .386 (22-for-57) with 2 doubles, 5 RBI, and 8 runs scored. He also recorded 15 multiple-hit games, 5 of which came consecutively (March 25 to April 1).
Hensley went 5-for-13 with 4 RBI and 2 stolen bases over SDSU's final four games of the regular season. His 12 sacrifice bunts tied him for the as the sixth-most in a season ever for an SDSU Aztec.
Junior Year (2017)
Hensley recorded a season-best 12-game hitting streak from April 25 to May 16, 2017 and hit .422 over that span (19-for-45). He also hit .411 with runners on base during the season and hit .357 (20-for-56) with runners in scoring position.