Kendall Yount

Taekwondo

Nickname: KenYo
Height: 5-7

Weight: 
129
Coach: Juan Moreno
Dojang: Peak Performance- Miami
High School: The Frankfort Christian Academy (Frankfort, Ky.)

Awards:
Highest GPA in Science, English, Economics & Spanish
President of Junior Achievement

Enjoys scuba diving and skeet shooting...favorite food is sushi...eats bananas before competition...favorite athlete is Aaron Dickerson...enjoys a variety of music...favorite quote: “No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another,
God lives in us.”- 1 John 4:12

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:

2014  USA Taekwondo Junior National Team Trials (women’s middle): FIRST
2014  U.S. Junior National Team member (Middle)
2014  Youth Olympic Games Qualifier (+63kg): SILVER
2014  Junior World Championships (-63kg): 1st Round

2013  USAT Junior National Team member (Middle)
2013  USAT Junior National Championships (Middle):
GOLD
2013  Canada Open (Jr. Middle): GOLD

2012  USAT National Championships (Lightweight)
2012
  Costa Rica Open (Sr. Light): GOLD
                                        
(Jr. Middle): GOLD
2012  Canada Open (Jr. Middle): GOLD
2012  USAT Junior National Team member (Middle)
2012 
U.S. Open (Sr. Light): BRONZE
          -def. Angelica Euan (MEX), 13-1, in round of 32
          -def. Coralia Abadia Sandoval (GUA), 1-0, in round of 16
          -def. Andrea Chavez (MEX), 2-0, in quarterfinals
          -lost to Brenda Robles (MEX), 7-6, in semifinals

2012 
U.S. Open (Jr. Middle): GOLD
          -def. Rachel Cuma (CAN), 8-7 (OT), in round of 16
          -def. Oksana Yartseva (RUS), 6-3, in quarterfinals
          -def. Belinda Luff (AUS), 14-1, in semifinals
          -def. Samantha Leidel (USA), 4-1, in finals

2012 
Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Middle): 2nd

2011  USAT Junior Prep National Team Member (Heavy)
2011 
USAT Junior Olympics (12-13 Heavy): GOLD
2011  U.S. Open (12-13 Heavy): GOLD

last updated 4/21/14