Our Team

Chris Hernandez kneeling on a rocky intertidal shore with the ocean in the background. He is smiling and holding a transect.

Christopher Hernandez

Marine Science Instructor

(NOAA Affiliate)

Christopher serves as a Marine Science Instructor with the Great Farallones Education Team. Here, he provides students direct engagement with ocean conservation through the Oceans After School program. Previously a member of the LiMPETS Team, he assisted and led monitoring events with students. He is working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from San Francisco State University. Christopher identifies as Mexican, and as a descendant of Cherokee and Apache tribes. His hobbies include birdwatching, hiking, ceramics, botany, geology, and playing guitar. He hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists.