Jason Hernandez-Marshall YP Member Spotlight -
Name: Jason Hernandez-Marshall
Where do you work? Crunch Fitness Abilene
What’s your job title/what do you do? Group Fitness Coordinator, I organize group fitness classes and facilitate training for 23 group fitness instructors I oversee for Crunch Abilene.
Where are you from? Anson, TX
If you’re not from Abilene, how long have you lived in the area and what brought you here? Been in Abilene now for 16 years. I came to Abilene for school and attended McMurry University where I got my degree in Religion and Public Relations.
What is your favorite thing about living in the Big Country? My favorite thing about living in the Big Country is the small town vibe and the simplicity of connecting with other professionals. We can all support one another and always reach out to one another for help.
What do you do in your free time? I like to spend time with my husband Sean and visit other small business while shopping local. We do like to travel and on the weekends you can find us at the gun range taking time for ourselves. What organizations (non-profit) in town do you choose to support and why? If you serve on any boards in the community or participate in any other groups? If so, what do you enjoy about your participation? I serve on the Board of Abilene Hope Haven and serve as the secretary and fundraising chair. My heart has always been in serving the homeless. In college I spent four years in missionary and two years as a Youth Director for a local church. I was lead to serve at Hope Haven through my ministry and believe in their mission to help those experiencing homelessness.
I also serve on the Board for Day Nursery of Abilene where we help families with childcare services.
What’s something you’re passionate about and why? If you know me as a person you know I am passionate about helping people and just bringing out the full potential in them. That can be from a fitness class, talking small business, brainstorming, helping them get involved and having conversation to listen and share my thoughts. My passion is to motivate people to love the world around them.
Share a fun fact about yourself other AYP Members might not know! Fun fact about me is I have three older brothers. My twin brother is 14 Minutes older than me. The length of time between our birth is because mom and dad did not know they were having twins. My twin brother name is Zachary Mason and I am Zachariah Jason.