Height: 5-9
Weight: 150
Coach: David Pelham

Club: Velocity TKD
Year started taekwondo: 2005
School: Lakota Middle School

    KSEA National Math Competition – 2nd Place
    ENOPI National Level Math Olympiad – 1st Place
    AMC 8 – Top 1% Distinguished Honor Roll
    200m Hurdles Districts – 1st Place

Favorite books are To Kill A Mockingbird and Fahrenheit 451…enjoys math, track, eating, playing the piano and computer games…Richard eats a lot, is very competitive and plays the piano…eats chicken and waffles before competition…favorite athletes are Danielle Pelham, Jon Marc Cortez, Selina Coppersmith and Usain Bolt…favorite quote:  “No pain, no gain.”

Major Competition Record:
2014  USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team Trials (Heavy): GOLD
2014  U.S. Cadet National Team Member (Heavy)
U.S. Open (cadet heavy): GOLD

last updated 3/5/2014