Mr. Hernandez is thrilled to be part of the Equitas team, as their mission mirrors his personal goal as an educator. Equitas' mission aims to prepare every scholar for college; he believes this is fundamental to a great education. Furthermore, Mr. Hernandez believes that ALL students are entitled to a quality education and have the potential to be academically successful. His current role is as the 5th grade Math and Science teacher, but is not limited to these two subjects, as he also seeks to make long-lasting relationships with his scholars. Mr. Hernandez has spent many years serving inner-cities and communities in need, fighting for educational equity and building community solidarity and empowerment. He is a graduate of UCLA, receiving Summa Cum Laude honors. Mr. Hernandez seeks to further his education by getting an Ed.D in the near future. His hobbies include reading, collecting books, traveling, hiking, and expanding his music collection.