Jacob Valero, aka “Cuban Pete”

Jacob Valero

Shift: Thursdays at 7 p.m.

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Jacob’s Bio

Your major: Business Marketing

Your hometown: Millcreek

Where do you live now? West Jordan

What are you passionate about? I am passionate about people expressing creativity in what ever (sometimes very confusing) way.

What is your favorite class (or classes) at SLCC? My favorite class was screenwriting 2, it was a fun collaboration experience.

Which actor/actress would play you in your life movie? The actor I would like to portray me is Groucho Marx, even though it would just be a skeleton I think he’d do a pretty good job.

Where do you see yourself in five years? In five year I see some thing like this “and this year Oscar for best director goes to “Jacob Valero” and then trip on stage while getting my award.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? If I had one superpower it would be super speed. I’m very neurotic so I want the ability to get out of a situation quickly.

Something about you that other people would be surprised to know: Something surprising about me is that I am banned from at least 2 gas stations in Utah.

Jacob’s Favorites

Favorite musicians and/or artists: Weezer, I don’t care what anyone says I will be a Weezer fan till I die.

Favorite TV shows and/or movies: My favorite TV show is “Twin Peaks” and favorite movie of all time is “Annie Hall.”

Favorite sports or sports teams: My favorite sport is…I don’t watch sports.

Favorite food: My favorite food is fettuccine with pesto sauce and chicken.

What’s your favorite place to eat? My favorite place to eat as a kid was any Mexican restaurant, that’s just what I grew up around and there wasn’t as much diversity in restaurants as there is today.

What was your favorite cereal as a kid? My favorite cereal as a kid was Apple Jacks, actually, still is till this day and more than likely the day I die.