Former representative for the Spain national under-20 basketball team who was drafted 15th overall by the Denver Nuggets in the 2016 NBA Draft.
He began playing competitive basketball in 2007 as a member of CB Las Rozas. He played for the Real Madrid youth squad as well.
He began his professional career with CB Estudiantes in 2012. For the 2015-2016 season, he was named the ACB Best Young Player.
He is the brother of Willy Hernangomez.