Nickname: Spara
Height: 5-8
Weight: 125 lbs.
Hometown: Largo, Fla.
Birthdate: 12/5/1998
Coach: Dennis White       
Club: T-1
Year started taekwondo: 2003

Favorite taekwondo athlete is Aaron Cook...favorite non-taekwondo athlete is Ronda Rousey...her father is her biggest inspiration...favorite foods/drinks are watermelon, Kinder surprise, fried rice and iced tea...favorite books are "The Fault in Our Stars", "The Hunger Games" and "The Help"...favorite TV shows are "Monk", "Friends" and "Duck Dynasty"...favorite movie is "Forrest Gump"...favorite bands/singers are Imagine Dragons and Taylor Swift...proudest moment in taekwondo was winning the U.S. Open...played tennis for a year and plays the piano...favorite quotes are "It's hard to beat the person who never gives up." - Babe Ruth; "Stupid is as stupid does." - Forrest Gump; "Everybody's got plans...till they get hit." - Mike Tyson; and "The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights." - Muhammed Ali

MAJOR COMPETITION RECORD:

2017  U.S. Senior National Team Member (Feather)
2017  
U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Feather): 1st

2016  U.S. Senior National Team Member (Feather)
2016  
U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Feather) - 1st
2016  Pan American Open (-57kg) - Gold

2015  USAT Junior National Team Member (-59kg)
2015  National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2015  National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Gold
2015  Chuncheon Korean Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Round of 16
2015  Chuncheon Korean Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 5 on 5 - Bronze
2015  Austrian Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Bronze
2015  Mexico Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2015  Mexico Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Round of 16
2015  Spain Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2015  U.S. Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Round of 16
2015  Senior National Team Trials - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - 3rd
2015  Nevada State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2015  Georgia State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Gold

2014  Junior Team Trials - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - 3rd
2014  Florida State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2014  Costa Rica Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2014  National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2014  U.S. Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
2014  Austrian Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Round of 32

2013  National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Bronze
2013  Florida State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold

 
 
last updated: 3/20/17