Nickname: "Han Solo"
Weight: 210 lbs.
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
High School: Carrollton Creekview H.S. (Carrollton, Texas) '10
Coach: Sang Cha
Dojang: NTA Taekwondo & Sports
WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: T-94th (+87kg)
Other Sports Played in High School: football (4 years)
Hobbies: hanging out with his taekwondo friends and playing football with high school friends when possible
Family: his cousin is Uriel Adriano, Mexican National Team member and 2011 Pan Am Games bronze medalist
Favorite Foods: Chinese, Mexican and Italian
Pre-Competition Meal: anything that gets him through the day
Favorite Athlete: Michael Vick
Favorite Movies: "Gladiator" and "Four Brothers"
Favorite Music: techno, hip hop, rap and rock
Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Dominican Republic
Did You Know?: Hanssel has dual citizenship and is a former member of the 2004-05 Mexican Junior National Team...he is also an instructor at NTA Taekwondo & Sports.
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2011 Pan Am Open (Heavy): SILVER
2011 USAT National Championships (Heavy): BRONZE
2011 USAT Arlington National Qualifier (Heavy): GOLD
2011 Texas State Championships (Heavy): GOLD
2011 AAU SW Qualifier (Heavy): GOLD
2010 Ft. Worth International Championships (Heavy): GOLD
2010 Texas State Championships (Heavy): SILVER
2007 Texas State Championships (Jr. Heavy): GOLD
2007 Texas State Championships (Olympic Heavy): SILVER
last updated 9/13/12