Height: 5’ 4”
Weight Class: 75+
USA Weightlifting Club: USA STARS – Moore, OK
Coaches: Steve Miller & Jeff Beed
What Year Did You Begin Weightlifting? 2002
How Did You Get Involved? Was training/competing in Olympic Judo & began training in Olympic Weightlifting to strengthen/condition for Judo.
Short term: Medal at Junior Worlds
Long-term: 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro
Favorite Competition Lift: Snatch
Favorite Training Lift: Snatch
Most Influential Person(s) in Your Sporting Career: Sensei Pat Burris and coach Steve Miller
Hobbies/Interests Outside of Weightlifting: watching movies with my sister and friends, the mall, shopping, travel, swimming, Judo – playing & spending time with my cat Blacky.
Favorite Book(s): the Bible, Fruits basket, the western classics.
Favorite TV Show and/or Movie: Sherlock Holmes, White Collar, NCIS, Suits, Made, Alice in Wonderland & Pirates of the Caribbean.
Favorite Music Genre: Pop, rock, Christian.
Favorite Food: Steak, steak & steak.
Most People Don't Know This About Me: I am a 5x National Champion in Judo (2011 Championships most recent) & made the 2011 US Junior Worlds team in Judo (to South Africa) for the 1st time.