Monica de la Cruz Hernandez

Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez grew up in the Rio Grande Valley in the border town of Brownsville, TX. Monica and her brother were raised by a single Mom, Norma Alicia. She had a simple life that was built around faith, hard work, and family. Her mother raised her with a strong love of country as her grandfather served in the Navy in WWII and her brother served honorably twenty years in the Air Force.


Monica put herself through college while working and graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a BBA in Marketing. After graduation, Monica wanted to further her Spanish language studies and attended La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico DF.


Monica and her husband own three successful small businesses and are examples of the American Dream. She believes in giving back to her community and has strong ties through her work with various community service organizations. Monica is married to Johnny Hernandez, with three children, and resides in Edinburg, TX.