Commander Mejía was born in Mexico City. He joined the Heroic Mexican Naval Academy, as midshipmen, on September 2nd, 1992, and graduated as Junior Officer (Guardiamarina) on November 23rd, 1997, with the bachelor of Naval Sciences Engineer. After a one year internship on board different units afloat, he accredited a professional exam then promoted to the rank of Ensign (Teniente de Corbeta) in 1998. Following his promotion he reported on board a Logistic Support ship where he served as an Officer in training until 1999.
Along his career he has assumed the different commissions on board forces afloat (2000-2010): Commanding Officer of three fast combat boats, Operations and Communications Officer on board Oceanic Patrols, and Officer and Instructor of Guardiamarinas on board the sail ship “Cuauhtemoc” BE-01.
He has completed the next studies: Specialty in Communications and Informatics at the Center of High Naval Studies in Mexico (1999-2000), Harris Communications Systems at the Mexican Navy Secretariat (2010), and Advanced Communications Officers Course at the Communications School at the University of the Marine Corps, Quantico, VA (2011).
He also has been Professor of the Command and Control Class for the Naval Communications Officers’ Specialty (2010), at the Center of High Naval Studies in Mexico. From 2010 to 2012, he was Chief of the Communications and Information Technology Department, assigned to the Section Five (Communications) of the General Staff Mexican Navy.
On March 26, 2012, Cdr Mejía assumed the IANTN Deputy Secretariat. Languages: Spanish, English and French.
Mexican Navy commendations: Perseverance 4th, 5th, and 6th Class. On November 20th, 2012, he was promoted to Commander.