Tigers News · AAC Student-Athlete Spotlight: Joey Perfette


The All American Conference will present a “Q & A” with one of its many gifted student-athletes from a participating AAC school.  The athlete featured must excel in the classroom and shown that he/her has gone above and beyond on both the field of play and by volunteering in his/her community.  This week’s featured student athlete player is Joey Perfette from Howland Tigers.

Name: Joey Perfette
School: Howland Tigers
Sport/Position: Shortstop/ Third base/ Pitcher
Class: Senior/ 2020
GPA: 3.75

Two Sentence bio(optional):
I am a very hardworking person that wants the job done right. I am a very loyal person.

What are your plans after graduation?
I am going to play college baseball at an undecided college and I am going to major in Business/Finance.

What is your favorite class?
My favorite class is history.

What do you enjoy most about playing this sport?
I enjoy being with all of my friends and the constant memories that I make throughout the years.

What type of volunteer work are you involved in within your community?
I was in the Interact Club throughout high school and we helped around the community completing many different tasks. I have been involved in DSAV since middle school. I also spend time helping my older neighbors with yard work and other tasks that they are unable to do.

What is the most memorable moment in your scholastic career?
The most memorable moment was when me and my summer team went to Toledo for the NABF World Series and got to play against teams from all over the world.

What is your favorite sports related movie?
My favorite movie is 42.

Do you have any pre-game/match/meet rituals?
I love listening to music before my games and also stretching.

Who has the best nickname on the team and what is it?
Josh McCleery which is “No Cuts”

Who is your role model?
My role model is LeBron James.

Do you have any special talents or is there something surprising about you that others might not know about you?
If you are around me I always try to brighten the room with laughter although I seem like a serious person.

What cartoon character would you be?
I would be stitch.

What is your favorite food?
My favorite food is Lasagna.

What song best describes you or is the soundtrack to your life?
The song that best describes me “Dreams and Nightmares” by Meek Mill.

Are you looking to continue your playing career in college?
Yes, I am looking to continue my baseball career.

What team do you most enthusiastically root for? (any sport)
I want to go into Business/Finance and then go into banking because I love being around money. I love rooting for the Lakers because of LeBron James.

A favorite quote that you live by?
“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about”