Javier Hernandez is a Certified Personal Trainer (Blast Fitness, employer) for 10 years where his passion for health and fitness through nutrition led him to continuing his education at the University of Houston and earned a B.S. in Human Nutrition and Foods in 2017.
Following graduation, Javier entered and completed an extensive Dietetic Internship at Prairie View A & M Texas University where he expanded his knowledge with applied clinical experience in renal nutrition. The internship included community curriculum (Harris County Public Health Initiative, Obesity Reduction Team) promoting nutrition education to children and parents; clinical/medical nutrition therapy curriculum (DaVita Dialysis Center); and food service administration curriculum.
At Sodexo food service operations at Prairie View A&M, Javier made good use and experience of two Food Handling Certifications previously earned through the State of Texas and Servsafe. He is also an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.