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|Full name||Jason Hernandez|
|Date of birth||August 26, 1983|
|Place of birth||New York, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|New York City FC|
|2001–2004||Seton Hall Pirates|
|2008–2014||San Jose Earthquakes||163||(0)|
|2015–||New York City FC||20||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 3, 2015.
Hernandez was selected by the MetroStars in the first round of the 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft and signed a developmental contract with the team for the 2005 season. After not playing a minute in the club's first 29 league games, he started the last three of the regular season, as well as both games in the playoffs.
In his initial campaign with Chivas, Hernandez went on to appear in 29 league matches, including 24 starts. During the 2007 season Hernandez saw his role reduced as he appeared in 21 league matches, starting only nine. He started three of the clubs four playoff matches during his two-year stint at the Los Angeles based club.
San Jose Earthquakes
New York City
Hernandez was selected by New York City FC in the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft. After the signing of Italian legend Andrea Pirlo in July 2015, Hernandez changed his number from 21 to 2 to honor his boyhood idol, New York Yankees legendary shortstop Derek Jeter.
On January 6, 2009 Jason was called into the U.S. Men's National Team's January training camp. He joined Colorado Rapids (MLS) defender Ugo Ihemelu as replacements for Clarence Goodson and Cory Gibbs who left camp early, but he ultimately did not feature in the game. He was invited to the Puerto Rico National Football Team but he declined his invitation.