Justin Perez

Assistant Director of Player Personnel

Justin Perez is in his third year with Ohio State’s football program. He serves as the assistant director of player personnel. Perez’s primary day-to-day duties involve prospect evaluation. He also assists with the official visits and other recruiting operations.

Perez came to Ohio State after a two-year stint with the New Orleans Saints, where he worked closely with the team’s scouting and coaching staffs. He assisted head coach Sean Payton and the rest of the coaching staff with playbooks and special projects and assisted Assistant General Manager/College Scouting Director Jeff Ireland with player evaluations, profile tapes and NFL Draft preparations. His tenure with the Saints started as a member of the team’s communications staff.

Prior to the Saints, Perez worked with the Charlotte Hornets and Miami Dolphins, in each team’s respective communications/media relations departments. His NFL connections also include working as an intern at Super Bowl XLVIII.

A native of Baltimore, Perez attended Miami Dade College. He resides in Columbus.