(born December 9, 1967 in Santiago de los Caballeros
) is a sportscaster from the Dominican Republic
His parents are Angel Alejandro Jerez Matos, and Dulce María Bueno Núñez. He is the 3rd. son of the Jerez Bueno Family, which includes: Miguel Angel, Alexandra, and Dulce.
He studied High School at Instituto Evangélico in his native Santiago, then participated in the AFS Exchange Student Program.
He became a bachelor of arts
at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
, Dominican Republic, in 1991. He also graduated in broadcast journalism at the Northeast Broadcast School
He announced the programming schedule on commercials on the Discovery Channel Latin America
, a sister channel of the Discovery Channel
He was hired by ESPN Latin America
in 1995 for SportsCenter International
, with Michele LaFountain
, a back-then half-hour mutation of ESPN USA
Jerez became famous by narrating ESPN Latin America's retransmissions of ESPN USA's ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball
and Sunday Night Baseball
with the home run catch phrase "Sólido, conectando. A lo profundo... y ¡no... nono, nono, no...! ¡Dígale que no a esa pelota!"
This phrase is also played on highlight reels of the U.S. version of SportsCenter
, e.g. the highlights of the Home Run Derby
with Sammy Sosa
He has also narrated ESPN Latin America's retransmissions of NBC Sports
' The NBA on NBC
, TNT USA
's The NBA on TNT
and ABC Sports
' The NBA......