Team: Spoon Barbell Club
Coach: Richard Flemming
Hometown: Gainesville, GA
Current Residence: Dallas, TX
Birth year: 1987
Weight class: 77kg
What year did you being lifting? 2002
How did you get involved? A new strength coach came into our football team's coaching staff and he trained us with the Olympic Lifts which I eventually found more rewarding and enjoyable than football.
Favorite Competition Lift? Clean and Jerk
Favorite Training Lift? Cleans
Education: Associate of Arts Degree in Religious Studies from Young Harris College, Bachelors of Arts in Religion from The University of Georgia
Personal Goals: Represent the USA in some capacity internationally.
Favorite Food: Ice Cream in any way shape or form
Favorite Book: The Bible
Favorite TV Show: NCIS
Favorite song that gets you motivated: Music distracts me more than motivates me
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Hanging out with my wife, Beach Volleyball, Coffee, Crossfit
Most people don’t know that….I grew up on a farm and my first Olympic movement was throwing a hay bale on top of the trailer.