Sarah Hernandez waxay u shaqeysaa sarkaal barnaamijka barnaamijka McKnight's Vibrant & Equurate Community program, oo diiradda saareysa hormarinta caddaalad iyo caddaalad buuxda oo loo wada dhan yahay. Waxay ku biirtay Aasaaskii 2005 asaga oo ah sarkaalka barnaamijka barnaamijka 'McKnight's Region and program Community' waxayna kormeertay istiraatiijiyaddeeda si kor loogu qaado xaafadaha dhaqaale ahaan firfircoon. Hernandez wuxuu u shaqeeyaa guddiga agaasimeyaasha Naqshadeynta Xaafadaha iyo Northside Funders Group iyo guddiga hogaaminta ee Minnesota Compass.

Kahor McKnight, Hernandez wuxuu ka soo shaqeeyey dowladihii wada shaqeynta iyo arrimaha bulshada isagoo la shaqeynayey Honeywell, oo ah shirkad tikniyoolajiyadeed Fortune 100 oo ku taal Minneapolis. Waxay bilowday iyada oo ah falanqeeye sharci dejin iyo siyaasad ah waxayna sii wadday maareynta barnaamijka tamarta iyo barnaamijka siyaasadda deegaanka, barnaamijka tabaruca shaqaalaha, iyo barnaamijka arrimaha bulshada. Sannadkii 1998, waxay noqotay maamulaha sare ee shirkadda Honeywell ee arrimaha bulshada. Muddadii 13-sano ahayd, Hernandez wuxuu gacan ka geystey habeynta qaybinta caalamiga ah ee lacagaha deeqaha ee shirkadda si ay u siiso hay'adaha samafalka iyo deegaanka ee tabaruca. Hernandez wuxuu heystaa shahaadada koowaad ee cilmiga cilmiga bulshada ee Jaamacadda Minnesota iyo shahaadada Masterka ee cilmiga siyaasada ee Jaamacadda California – Santa Barbara. Safar socda, waxay booqday in ka badan 25 dal. Hernandez wuxuu ku koray Koonfurta Kaliforniya, wuxuuna hadda ku nool yahay Minneapolis.