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Jessy Hernandez

Name: Jessy Robert Claro Hernandez

Where are you from? I was born in Switzerland and move here to philippines

How old are you? 21

When did you start playing the game? Young

What made you interested in playing basketball? My father

Do you remember your first organized basketball game? Nah, not really

How did you play and how did it make you feel? Feels good i just work hard everyday and play ball.

When did you begin to take basketball seriously and why? High school at Trinity University of Asia as Varsity that’s all my dream started.

Does your family support you playing basketball? Yes they are grandparents to fam appreciate them a lot.

What influenced you to play basketball? At the street i play pick up games embrace by the city by the hood.

What is your favorite aspect of playing basketball? Share the ball and keep working hard everyday.

What is your motivation to play? God given Talent.

What are your habits before a game? I play volleyball back in the day.

What is your favorite hobby? Just basketball sometimes listening to rap music headphones wearing or watching movie at home.

Do play other sports competitively, which sports? I think boxing.

What is your favorite food to eat before and after games? Chocolates.

What is your favorite pre-game music? Rap song any kind of rap songs it motivates me.

Do you have any religious background and basketball? Catholic

How often do you workout? 6x a week.

Do you have a partner or on your own? I just keep working by myself.

Have you gotten seriously injured? Yeah dislocation of nose and knee injury.

What are your strong points in basketball? Shooting, dribbling, and passing.

Do you consider yourself healthy and why? Yeah i keep just working everyday and i know im in a proper condition right now and bounce back  from everything.


Your favorite basketball gear brand? Always Nike or Jordan brand

What size shoe do you wear? 10


Do you have many friends who don’t play basketball? Nah, I just want to get close and touch to those people who love basketball that’s all.

What is life outside of basketball for you? A student and I just play ball everyday and keep working.

Do you get a lot of attention because you play basketball? Yeah some of the people from the streets, school, they know my name sometimes calling me up because in this game i meet new people, new challenges, new friends.

What are your plans after your basketball career is over? Family, become a good father and role model and share to my kids someday about my life experience.

Is basketball your life? Yeah this my life I’m not born i was made and love this game.

Where has basketball taken you? In a different level, exposure, pride, respect and glory.

Have you traveled a lot through basketball? If so, where have you been and which are your favorite places? Yeah here in the Philippines i  play ball then move from city to city to play ball and provinces.

Do you have children? Nah,

Have you made mistakes in your life that has affected your career? If you would like to go into detail please explain?
Yeah man i almost give up a lot of times in this game and in my dream. I was addicted to friends, drink, party late night, girls, even smoke i try it before. I get depress when i lost some of the friends or girlfriend and i almost decided to quit i thought i wasn’t good enough. until my family talk to me one day heart to heart and give me some piece of advise. then that’s my dream light up again. and getting closer to God i mean the work has just only begun. Whatever he say she say i don’t let any negative issue comes in my mind. i just keep working everyday and try to get better. They keep talking I keep shooting.

What is your basketball standing now? Do you play — High school, college, professional, semi pro or retired? I play some of the open leagues here in the Philippines and been done that High School Basketball Varsity. Now I’m in a process of  college basketball try out this year. Then gotta try out for PBA D-League this upcoming summer.

What are your personal goals as a player? To build up this dream and become a pro

What are your basketball dreams? To play in the PBA

Are you happy with your basketball game? Yeah everyday i practice i know everything will be pretty near good closer to my dream as long as i keep working.

Have you received many accolades and honors through basketball? Yeah some of the awards and the important thing is MY PRIDE