Name: Ramsey Hufford
Team: Southern California
Coach: Tony Ciarelli
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
Current Residence: Newport Beach, Calif.
Year of birth: 1995
Weight class: 140kg+
What year did you being lifting? I began lifting when I was in sixth grade with my dad, but I did not start Olympic lifting until eighth grade.
How did you get involved? I knew that I wanted to get strong to play football and throw shotput, so when I started to work out in high school, my coach realized that I was stronger than most. With the right training I could compete nationally.
Favorite Competition Lift? Clean & Jerk
Favorite Training Lift? Squats
Education: Newport Harbor Senior, Committed to UC Davis for Football
Personal Goals: To succeed in college and keep up with my Olympic lifts
Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Favorite TV Show: Top Gear (BBC)
Favorite Song: “Made In America” by Toby Keith
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: I like to play football and hang out with my friends
Most people don’t know that…. That I enjoy Biology and am currently enrolled in AP Biology along with two other Advanced Placement classes