Steven Perez

 

Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew in Inwood, and my first language was English.

 

Where did you go to college?

I attended City College of New York City.

What was your favorite book in middle school?

I believe my favorite book was "Handbook for Boys" by Walter Dean Myers.

 

What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

There are two things I find great about teaching at HG. One is working with my wonderful co-teachers, and second is the students. I see myself and my friends in some of the students. It is a great privilege to be able to teach them and steer them in the right direction towards greatness and help them become future leaders. 

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

My favorite things to do when I'm not teaching is taking care of my four turtles and chameleon, going to the gym, playing video games, and spending time with my girlfriend.

What is your favorite quote?

"You don't know how successful you can be until you make yourself feel uncomfortable."

"Work Hard, Get Smart. Be Good, Change the World."