Jorge L. Hernandez is a practitioner of architecture and a professor at the University of Miami. Previously Mr. Hernandez was a member of the University of Virginia faculty. His firm, Jorge L. Hernandez Architect PA (JLH Architect), was founded in 1987 and focuses on historic preservation, the design of custom residences and master plans for neighborhoods. Mr. Hernandez has served on numerous local and state boards including the City of Coral Gables Historic Preservation Board, the Florida Historic Advisory Council and Florida Historical Commission. Presently he is on the Board of the Historic St. Augustine Direct Support Organization and is an Advisor to Dade Heritage Trust. Mr. Hernandez, who was born in Havana, Cuba in 1956 and immigrated to Miami in 1962, is married to Alina Palacios-Hernandez and has three children: Alexander, Carolina, and Christopher.