Jay Hernandez, born February 20, 1978 in Montebello, California, USA, is an actor. He plays Paul Wells in Last Resort. He is a recurring guest star in the first season and debuts in the second episode "Blue on Blue". He was initially booked for an eight episode arc. He has been active since 1998 and has also starred in the series Hang Time and Six Degrees. He has had roles in the films Crazy/Beautiful (2001), The Rookie (2002), Friday Night Lights (2004), Ladder 49 (2004), Hostel (2005), World Trade Centre (2006), Hostel: Part II (2007), Quarantine (2008), Lakeview Terrace (2008), and Takers (2010).