HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown player on Aug. 30, 2019, through the 2020 season with options for 2021 and 2022.
Fernandez is the 12th Homegrown player in Sporting KC's history, the first to go through the pipeline of Sporting affiliate club to Sporting Kansas City academy to Swope Park Rangers and now to the MLS first team. The 21-year-old has considerable experience at USL Championship level, playing 79 matches in the competition as of his signing.
INTERNATIONAL: Has played for the US U-19 and U-20 squads.
NOTES: Born in Ibague, Colombia, Hernandez grew up in Nashville before moving to Kansas City when he joined the academy in 2014.