What martial art(s) have trained in: BJJ, Muay Thai, boxing, wrestling
Number of years of training martial arts: Started training in December 2011
When did you start teaching at Elite MMA? Started teaching 03/25/15
What is a memorable moment for you at Elite MMA? Winning my first amateur MMA fight.
In your own words why do you enjoy Elite MMA? I enjoy Elite MMA because of all the positivity that comes with being a member. I enjoy the fact that when I am here I know that everybody is here to help me through any problem that I am having. That kind of energy really makes Elite a comfortable learning environment.
Do you have any martial arts accomplishments that you are proud of and why? An accomplishment that I am proud of is stepping into the cage to fight because it is something that not many people are willing to do and it was a fear of mine that I conquered with the help of everyone at Elite.
Are there any professional accomplishments that you are proud of and why? I am proud of being one of the few people in my family to go to college and stick through it as long as I have and I am proud knowing that soon I will be the first in my family to graduate.
What hobbies do you enjoy and why? I enjoy all sports from MMA to basketball. I am an athletic person so I pretty much enjoy any sport I get the chance to play.
Any memorable family moments that you would like to share? A memorable family moment that I have is when my first niece was born. It felt great to have her as a new addition to the family and it felt great to be an uncle.
Academic accomplishments: An academic accomplishment that I have is graduating high school and currently finishing up my undergraduate degree.
If you could walk us through a day or week in your life what would it consist of? A week in my life would consist of going to school in the morning, doing homework when I get home, going to work or training after I m done studying or sometimes before, and going home to prepare for the next day.