Spotlight: Jeffrey Perales

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Jeffrey Perales with the department of neurology.

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Jeffrey Perales

Jeffrey Perales

Name: Jeffrey Perales

Title: Front Desk Specialist II

Department: Neurology

How long have you been at BCM? Four years

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? I absolutely love working with the patients.

Where were you born? Houston

What is your favorite kind of food? A good hamburger

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Moon Tower Inn is my favorite. I always get the Chong burger and a Mexican Coke.

What’s on your music playlist? Lately I’ve been listening to these albums: The Replacements – “Tim,” M83 – “Junk”

What is your dream vacation? Shopping for records at Amoeba Music in San Francisco

What is your favorite TV show? Hands down, it’s “The X-Files.”

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know … that I have toured the country playing music, from the Midwest all the way to the East Coast. I have also had my music featured in commercials for a national clothing store chain.

What are some of your personal hobbies? I play in two different bands. I sing and play guitar in an indie/alternative band, and I play lead guitar in a metal band. I play shows pretty regularly. Sometimes I record bands. Also, I have been collecting vintage music instruments/equipment for 16 years now.

Last book you read? “Guided By Voices’ Bee Thousand” by Marc Woodworth

Last movie you saw? Berry Gordy’s “The Last Dragon”

Any kids? Pets? No kids, but I do have three Blue Heelers.

Favorite food on campus? Mary O’s Cafe

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The long hallway on the 9th floor of McNair