Fernando González Llort was born in Havana City on 18 August 1963. He is of social-working origins and the son of Magaly Llort Ruiz and Fernando Rafael González Quiñones. In 1968, he began his primary school education at Mártires Latinoamericanos School, where he studied from first to fourth grade and subsequently, he pursued his fifth and sixth grade education at Vo Thi Tan Primary School, both schools being in Havana City.
From an early age, he was characterized by his seriousness and dedication to study, obtaining good educational results. In 1973, he began to study at José Martí Secondary School in Batabanó municipality and later transferred to José Martí Secondary School in San Antonio de los Baños municipality. At that time, he joined the Federation of Middle-Level Students, taking on responsibilities at class level.
From 1978 and 1981, he studied at José Carlos Mariátegui High School in La Isla de la Juventud special municipality and graduated as one of the three top students of the academic year.
In 1981, he joined the Young Communist League, as a result of his upward student and political trajectory. From 1981 to 1987, he studied at Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations and took on different responsibilities within the Federation of University Students and the Young Communist League, organizations in which he proved to be a model student leader with a high moral behavior. He graduated summa cum laude.
During his university years he also excelled in the promotion of cultural events, by actively participating in the theater festivals of the Institute.
From 1987 to 1989, he accomplished an internationalist mission in the People’s Republic of Angola and, upon termination of his mission, received the Internationalist Combatant Medal, 2nd class, and the Medal for the Cuban victory in the People’s Republic of Angola.
As a result of his behavioral trajectory, he was granted membership into the Cuban Communist Party in 1988.
In the mid 1990s, in light of the increase of terrorist and provocative activities, which took place at that time, Fernando went on a mission to control and obtain information on the activities of several ringleaders and members of different counterrevolutionary organizations based in Florida.
He has always characterized by his maturity, sense of responsibility and accuracy in the fulfillment of the tasks assigned to him.
His mother is an unimpeachable revolutionary, who has devoted her life to Fernado’s education, by enthusiastically encouraging his internationalist, patriotic and humanist ideals.
During his son’s stay years in the United States, including the detention period, Magaly kept a solid and discreet stance, being always proud of Fernando’s unyielding behavior in jail.
His father worked for some teaching institutions in Havana City and lives in Spain since 1997.
Fernando González Llort has two sisters: Marta González Llort and Lourdes González Llort. Both his sisters are university graduates.
Fernando is married to Rosa Aurora Freijanes Coca, a middle-level technician graduate in economics.