Jesus Armendariz

Taekwondo

Jesus Armedariz

Height: 5-7
Weight: 134 pounds
Birthplace: Fort Stockton, Texas
Residence: La Porte, Texas
High School: Deer Park High '03
College: San Jacinto
Coaches: Jean Lopez, George Weissfish and Paris Amani
Dojang: Elite Taekwondo Center

Also played basketball and football in high school...hobbies include soccer and basketball...favorite food is any Mexican dish...eats pasta before a competition...favorite athletes are Oscar De La Hoya, Eric Morales and Mark Lopez...favorite movie is Price of Glory...enjoys listening to hip hop...lists China as his favorite country visited for competition. 

Did You Know...?: Jesus is an amateur boxer with plans of turning pro. 

Competition Record:

2012 
Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-68kg): 3rd

2010 
2012 Olympic Team Trials 1 (Bantam/Feather): 9th
2010  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)

2009  USAT National Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
2009  Austin National Qualifier (Bantam): GOLD

2007  Sr. National Team Trials (Bantam): 2nd
2007  Pan Am Games Trials (Bantam/Feather): 2nd

2006  U.S. Senior Nationals (Bantam): BRONZE
2006  Sr. National Team Trials (Bantam): 2nd

2005  U.S. Senior Nationals (Bantam): BRONZE
2005  World University Games Team Member (Bantam)
2005  Collegiate Team Trials (Bantam): GOLD

2004  Pan Am Championships Team Member

2003  Nationals: GOLD

1999  Junior Team Member

last updated 1/24/12