At Princeton — 2012-13: missed entire season after suffering a knee injury; withdrew from school. 2011-12: led all Princeton freshmen with 19 wins … earned the starting position at 133 pounds and held it through the Harvard match, where he suffered a knee injury … returned to compete at the EIWA Championships, where he won twice and placed eighth, despite wrestling with a torn ACL … won twice at the Midlands Championships … topped Brown in his Ivy League debut.
At MacArthur — posted a career record of 95-16 and was a three-time
NHSCA All-America honoree … placed in the top seven three times, including a
career-best finish of second at 125 pounds during his senior year … two-time
section champion … team captain … voted the Sectional Wrestler of the Year as a senior;
he placed third in the 2011 New York state championships, and he placed fifth
at the Super 32 championships … two-time Nassau County champion … member of the National Honor Society, the World Language Society and the National Society for High School Scholars.
Personal — born Aug. 9, 1993 … son of the late Hubie Perez and Debbie Perez … father was a retired NYPD sergeant; mother is a secretary … has two younger brothers, Justin and Brian … enjoys lifting weights and music.