Senior Spotlight — Hugo Perez

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 11:46 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 11:57 a.m. CDT
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If stranded on a deserted island, Hugo Perez (left) says he would have his soccer ball and computer.

Name: Hugo Perez

Nickname: Juicy.

School:  DePue Unit School.

Date/place of birth: Spring Valley.

Hometown: DePue.

Family: Adrian (brother), Julie (sister), Tito (father), Elba (mother)

Sports: Soccer for life!

Favorite sport and why: Soccer is a stress reliever that allows me to take my mind off of things.  Also it is truly one of my passions in life.

Likes: Huskies and surfing the web for weird videos.

Dislikes: Haters and getting up early.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Alberto Martinez because he motivates me to keep trying.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My dad because he is a positive role model that supports me in everything I do.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: Soccer ball and computer.

Last song I listened to: “Ants” by Edit.

People would be surprised to know: I am older than what people think.

I stay home to watch: Hardcore Pawn and The Big Bang Theory.

When I need luck for a big game, I: I watch inspirational videos of Messi scoring goals.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Cristian Mendez because he is always hyper and energetic.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: We need you back!

Most embarrassing moment: Always cramping up on the soccer field and having to be carried off.

Most unforgettable moment: Scoring a 25-yard floater goal against Princeton in regionals last year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: To play with Barcelona.

What I would like to do in life: To go to college for construction management.

Three words that best describe myself: quick, motivated, outgoing.

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