Professional Rugby Player Perry Baker

Claim to fame: Won first place in the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships; took sixth place at the 2014-15 HSBC Sevens World Series; named to the 2015-16 World Rugby Series Tournament Dream Team

Birthplace: New Smyrna Beach, FL

Hometown: Daytona Beach, FL

Birthday: June 29, 1986

Height: 6’1”

Perry on why milk has always been an important part of his diet: “Milk was always a part of my meals growing up, especially as a little kid to have strong bones and muscles. My mom preached that all the time because I was so small!”

Fun Facts:

  • Before playing rugby, Perry played college football at Fairmont State and arena football for the Pittsburgh Power.
  • He has a degree in criminal justice!
  • His older brother Dallas played in the NFL, for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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