We had the good fortune of connecting with Javier Perez and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Javier, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
Ever since I was younger, I’ve always looked up to music artist like green day and pierce the veil and how they impacted people’s lives like mine. Seeing YouTube creators making content for us to see really intrigued me on deciding to give it a try. One main factor that pushed me to pursue an artistic/ creative career was my interest in music being able to play the guitar and share my talent online.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
The career path that I have chosen to pursue is welding. I am the first welder in my family and I am proud of that. At first it was easy since back in highschool, at the age of 15, I started to weld. After I graduated highschool at age 17 I went straight into college for 2 years to study and train for welding. At 19 I graduated college with my associates of applied science in welding with three certifications. When it came to finding a job it was very difficult since I was very young and no experience but Instead of quitting I kept pushing to find a place to work. I learned that you have to start small if you want yo become big; you can’t fly if you don’t learn how to walk first.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would love to take them to the Bellaire area of Houston where there are Asian markets, shops and restaurants to eat, which are amazing like Korean cuisines. Then we would go to downtown Houston to go take pictures and have our model moments. Go bowling or just walk around the city life, like post Houston.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Someone I would like to give credit to are of course the very close friends i have who help me get ideas, support and encourage me to make content or even push me to try and keep going. A friend of mine called “houseofsaints” has been inspiring me. Seeing how him and his team create content and are starting to get recognition, pushes me to get there on day. Last person or people I want to shout-out are these music artist: Pierce The Veil, $uicideboy$, and BTS. They have helped me so much and become the person I am.