Born July 2nd, 1997... Finance major... Aspires to become a CEO of a company... Chose PBA because it has a great baseball program and is close to home... Favorite Major League Baseball team is the Miami Marlins... Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter... Favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13... Son of Justo and Lazara Hernandez... Has two siblings: Gregory and Nicholas.
Justin spent the season as a bullpen pitcher for the Sailfish, making 10 appearances and two spot starts along the way … finished the season with a 6.35 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 11.1 innings pitched … struck out three batters twice; against Embry-Riddle on February 11 and against Eckerd College on April 13.
Pitched seven times out of the bullpen…tossed six innings overall with nine strikeouts…struck out two in each of his final three appearances of the season over 2.2 innings…didn’t allow a run during his first two appearances, a shutout inning against West Alabama (2/6) and another shutout inning against Colorado Christian (2/8).
Graduated from American Heritage High School where he pitched and played first base for coach Bruce Aven... pitched in the Power showcase at Marlins Park... graduated with a 4.00 GPA.