Miguel Hernandez was born in Havana, Cuba. At age 6, he started dancing as a soloist with the Guaracheros de Regla performance group.
He attended La Casa de la Cultura in Havana and worked as an instructor at the National Center for Arts Instruction (CNSEA). At age 20, he began working as an instructor with various tourism agencies and participated in events like Baile en Cuba.
He continued performing with the Guaracheros de Regla for more than three decades and toured with them representing Cuba in Mexico, Spain, and Colombia.