Work Hard, Play Hard: Meet Today’s Harris-Stowe State Hercules Scholar, Victor Perez

GPA: 3.64
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Major: Information Science and Computer Technology
Classification: Senior
Career goal: Information Security

Congratulations to Victor Perez, a senior information science and computer technology major at Harris-Stowe State University. Upon graduation, Victor plans to pursue a career in the field of information security.

In addition to his studies, Victor is  in a challenging position as an intern in the field of information security. In his spare time, Victor likes to spend time with friends, walk his dogs and dance to Latin music.

Victor has accomplished much during his college career, including being pitcher for the HSSU Hornets baseball team for three years. He is also a member of the Regional Business Council, an organization that works with soon-to-be college graduates and introduces them to local business leaders.

Victor is greatly influenced by his mother, who Victor says he watched work hard for him and his sister growing up. Her drive and determination motivated him to go further and push for more.

Victor lives by the motto: Work Hard, Play Hard. To him, this motto motivates him to push hard and give it his all to be prepared in baseball and all aspects of his life.

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Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.

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