With his muscular physique and attractive face, PO2 Mariano Perez Flormata, Jr. or “Neil Perez” to many, has successfully captured Pinoy netizens’ hearts. But have you ever wondered how Mr. “Hot Cop” is like in real life?
Neil Perez, is a Filipino actor, Police officer and pageant winner who was crowned Mister International 2014 at Ansan, Seoul, South Korea.He is the first Filipino to get title of Mister International in the history of the pageant.
Perez studied BS Criminology at Manuel L. Quezon University, Manila, Philippines. He is Police Officer 2,Mariano Perez Flormata Jr, a bomb and explosives technician from the Philippine National Police’s Aviation Security Group.
Perez won the title of the Misters of the Philippines 2014 pageant last September 7, 2014.He bested 25 candidates. Additionally, he was also awarded the Mister Photogenic, Best in Swimwear, Mister Unisilver, Mister Informatics, Mister Multidestination, and Crossfit Challenge Winner by Crossfit Halcyon' at the pageant. Perez represented the Philippines in the Mister International 2014 held at Hotel Inter-Burgo Ballroom, Ansan, Seoul, South Korea on February 14, 2015 and won the coveted title.
"Masaya po kasi ito rin po 'yung pino-promote ko. 'Yung healthy lifestyle. Atsaka ipapakita ko rin na 'yung pulis 'di lang puwede sa panghuli ng krimen kungdi [sa] pagsali rin sa ganitong pageant," he said.
PO2 Flormata added that he's also happy that he can help give PNP a positive image. "Maganda rin po ‘yung hangarin ko na ipakita sa tao na ang pulis nga po eh physically fit."