Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral Article

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Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral
Member of the Puerto Rico Senate
from the At-large district
In office
January 2, 2005 – January 1, 2013
Personal details
Born (1969-04-21) April 21, 1969 (age 49)
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Political party Popular Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Vivian Figueroa (2000-present)
Alma mater Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
Profession Politician

Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral (born April 21, 1969 on Ponce, Puerto Rico) is the Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA) since January 2, 2013 and former Senator of Puerto Rico (2005-2012). He is son of former three term Governor of Puerto Rico Rafael Hernández Colón.

Early years and studies

Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral was born on April 21, 1969 in the City of Ponce to Governor Rafael Hernández Colón and First Lady Lila Mayoral Wirshing. He has three siblings: Rafael, José Alfredo, and Dora Mercedes.

Hernández Mayoral obtained his Bachelor's degree in Communications from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in 1991.

Professional career

Hernández Mayoral worked as Executive Director of the Rafael Hernández Colón Gubernatorial Library from 1993 to 2000. In 1996, he also worked as Executive Director of the Annual Conference of the Club of Rome.

Juan Eugenio also administered the Hernández Mayoral Law Firm in 2001. He was also a consultant in Political Communications from 2002 to 2004.

Political career

In the 2004 general elections, Juan Eugenio was elected as Senator. During his first term, he served in the Public Safety, Federal and Consumer Affairs, Judicial, Municipal and Finance Affairs, Employment Affairs, Education, Culture, and Sports Committees of the Senate of Puerto Rico.

Hernández Mayoral was reelected on the 2008 elections. He has been the Ranking Member for the Urban and Infrastructure Committee, as well as the Veterans Affairs, Municipal Affairs, and Puerto de Las Américas committees.

An active member of the Puerto Rico Democratic Party, of which he serves as Secretary of its State Committee, he will be attending his seventh consecutive Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina in September.

Personal life

Hernández Mayoral has been married to Vivian Figueroa since June 24, 2000.


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