Leo grew up in Ojai California he was born to Leo and Florence Hernandez. He attended grammar school in Ojai and went on to graduate from Buena High School in Ventura Ca.
Leo enjoyed traveling, one of his favorite destination place was the beautiful Islands of Hawaii where he also resided for a number of years. Leo also had a great love for his cats.
Preceded in death is Leo's mother Florence, his two brothers Scott and Gary Hernandez.