Height: 5-9
Weight: 130 pounds
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Pearl City H.S.
Year of Graduation: 2010
Coach: Brian McCutcheon
Dojang: Oahu Taekwondo Center 

World Ranking on 10/1/15: 17th (World -74kg); 34th (Olympic -80kg)

Hobbies include hanging out with friends, skateboarding, watching movies, eating and relaxing...older brother, Jensen, was a 2005 U.S. Junior National Team member...favorite foods are Korean, Italian and local Hawaiian food...before a competition he eats whatever satisfies his hunger at the hotel restaurant...favorite athlete is Jayme Cajimat...favorite movie is Shoot Em Up...enjoys hip hop and rap music...lists Koreas as his favorite country visited for competition.

-Outstanding Male Athlete (2009 Junior Olympics)

Competition Record:

2017  USAT Senior National Team Member (Light)
USAT Senior National Team Trials (Light): 1st

2016  Pan American Open (-74kg): BRONZE
2016  U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Light): 2nd
2016  U.S. Open (-80kg): BRONZE
2016  Olympic Trials (-80kg): 3rd
          -lost to Terrence Jennings, 4-2
          -def. Terrence Jennings, 1-0 (OT)
          -lost to Terrence Jennings, 5-2

2015  WTF World Grand Prix Series 3 - Manchester (-80kg): Round of 16
          -def. Rene Lizarraga (MEX), 5-3, in Round of 32
          -lost to Cheick Sallah Cisse (CIV), 13-1, in Round of 16
2012  Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-68kg): 7th

USAT National Championships (Light): SILVER

2010  2012 Olympic Team Trials 1 (Bantam/Feather): 5th
USAT National Championships (Feather): SILVER
2010  U-24 National Team Member (Feather)
U-24 National Team Trials (Feather): 1st

2009  Pan Am Junior Championships (Jr. Lt. Middle): GOLD
2009  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Lt. Middle)
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Lt. Middle): 1st
2009  Junior Olympics (Jr. Lt. Middle): GOLD
2009  U.S. Open (Jr. Lt. Middle): GOLD 

2008  Korean Open foreign division (Jr. I Lt. Middle): GOLD/SILVER
2008  U.S. Junior National Team Member (Jr. Welter)
2008  Junior Olympics (Jr. Welter): GOLD
2008  World Jr. Championships Open (Jr. Light): 3rd
2008  U.S. Open (Jr. Light): SILVER

2007  Dutch Open (Jr. Feather): SILVER
2007  U.S. Open (Jr. Feather): SILVER
2007  Portland National Qualifier (Jr. Feather): GOLD
2007  Fresno National Qualifier (Jr. Light): SILVER

2006  Senior Nationals (Elite Fin): SILVER

last updated  3/20/17