Tika Hemingway

USA Boxing

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Weight Class:  Middleweight/165 lbs
Height:  5-7
Coach Name:  Darren Dolby/Anthony Chase
Began Boxing:  2004
Occupation:  Communications Intern/College Student
Career Highlight:  Winning the Nationals
Who has been your biggest influence and why:  People who never give up and take no for an answer.
How did you get involved in boxing:  My first coach, Sheldon Stondemire, got me involved and I've been in the ring ever since.
What is your greatest strength in the ring:  It's a secret
Did you ever play any other sports:  Basketball, volleyball, track
What do you love most about boxing:  The fans
What are your goals in and out of the ring:  To be a positive role model and to be successful in everything I do.
What is your favorite TV show:  Wife Swap
What is something interesting about you that most people don't know:  I actually work harder than people think I do.  I write bible verses and quotes on my hands before they are wrapped.
2011 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS BRONZE MEDALIST
2010 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SILVER MEDALIST 
2009 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPION