The dedication and experience of our instructors is what gives our students such a valuable and fun learning opportunity.
Michael Hernandez is a Marketing consultant at Fieldcraft Survival and a Behavioral Health provider for wards of the state of Arizona. Michael has been involved in 7 high needs cases and used Overlanding as interventions with each case for over 11 years. Michael specializes in building relationships and family overland training. Michael is a proud husband and father of 3. Michael enjoys hunting, building Jeeps, and spending time with family exploring the outdoors.
Jimmy grew up in Northern California on a small farm where he learned a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and developed mechanical skills. From a young age, he experienced numerous outdoor adventures such as camping, hunting, fishing, backpacking, snowboarding, off-roading, and motocross. In his late teens Jimmy toured the continental U.S. with his family, covering approximately 15,000 miles over two months and visiting nearly every contiguous state. In his early 20s Jimmy spent two months backpacking 500 miles across Spain on the “Camino de Santiago.” He earned a bachelor’s degree from Liberty University and has worked as an EMT, Police Officer, Firefighter, and Electricians apprentice. Jimmy is a “Jeep Guy” and has owned, modified, and adventured in numerous Jeep Wranglers over the past decade. When he is not teaching for overlandtraining.com Jimmy and his wife Gayle love to explore the outdoors with their daughter Isla and dog Arieh.