Venue of Employment: Jewel NIghtclub
Job Title: VIP Liaison
Instagram Handle: @trentjh_
If not originally from Las Vegas, where did you move here from?
St. Louis, Missouri
How did you start working in the nightlife or hospitality industry? Give a brief work history / background
When I moved to Vegas I started out in the restaurant industry. Then got hired at Chateau as a VIP Host. Now I am with Hakkasan Group.
Now that you are working in the industry, what is different about your lifestyle?
No sleep. Always hungover or tired.
What does a typical day at work look like for you and what is your “normal” schedule?
Tuesday: off/outing at Omnia
Wednesday: office/out at clubs
Thursday: out at pools/clubs
Friday: out at pools during day/nightclub
How long does it take you to get ready for work?
Around an hour.
How many nights a week do you go out (to a club)?
Close to 6, depending how I’m feeling that week.
Who is your favorite DJ/performer in the Las Vegas market right now?
What is your drink (alcoholic) of choice?
Vodka, water, lime
What is your secret cure to a hangover?
What was the longest timeframe you have stayed awake? When and why?
5 days (work/partying)
What do you enjoy most about working in the nightlife or hospitality industry in Las Vegas?
Fast paced, fun, opportunities and peers.
What is your least favorite part about working in the nightlife or hospitality industry in Las Vegas?
Having to wake up early the next day after being out all night.
If you were not working in nightlife or hospitality, what would you be doing?
Do you have a mentor in the industry? If so, who? If not, who would you like to be mentored by?
Really haven’t established a true mentor yet. Gino DiPietro or Lind Walter.
Craziest or most memorable experience working in the nightlife or hospitality industry in Las Vegas?
If I told you, I would have to, you know…Kill you. So think of the wildest time you have had in Vegas. Now multiple it by 20.