New Faculty Profile: John Meyer

Beni Jurion, Managing Editor

Basic Info:
What are you teaching/working on at Prep?

Junior collegio English

Where did you grow up?
Los Angeles and Napa, CA

What College or University did you attend?

More About You:
How did you spend your time during quarantine?

Catching up on old movies and reading genre fiction


Who do you admire (famous or not famous)?
Father Greg Boyle


What was your first job?
In N Out Burger


What is your favorite movie or TV show?
The Wire

What is your favorite book?
The Crying of Lot 49


Do you have any hidden talents?
Not that I know of – still hoping to discover them.


Your High School Experience:
Where did you go to high school?
Justin Siena

What was the most popular song during your senior year of high school?
Lauryn Hill “Doo Wop (That Thing)”

What career did you want to pursue in high school?
Whatever would get me out of town

Can you remember any slang terms people used when you were in high school?

Hella, tight, pin/pinner, tool/toolshed/toolio


What is some advice you would give to yourself in high school?

Take those computer courses seriously


What superhero do you most identify with?  Why?
Snake Plissken because he’s got a cool eyepatch and he stinks at multitasking.


What is your favorite type of sandwich?



What preparation of potato are you? (fries, baked, sweet potato, hash, etc.)



Your intro song if you had a TV show about you?

The same intro song as The Hogan Family.

What is your favorite word?



Thoughts on Tik Tok?

Too many -cores to keep up with, like cottage core, cringe core, clown core, etc.

If you could arrest a person for something that annoys you (but isn’t necessarily a law) what would it be?
Heating up fish in a microwave

What is a skill that you wish you had?

Play an instrument or speak a second language


If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Acadia National Park [preferably in October]

Complete the sentence:

I have a phobia of…
middle seats on airplanes

This year, I am excited for…
that day, hopefully not too far in the future, when we can all be together on campus.