Justin Arce

Taekwondo

Nickname: "Samurai"
Height: 5-6
Weight: 
105 lbs.
Birthplace: Miami, Fla.
High School: G. Holmes Braddock Senior High
Year of Graduation: 2016 
Coach: Juan Moreno
Dojang: Peak Performance Miami

Other Sports Played: basketball

Hobbies: basketball, football, video games and playing with friends

Favorite Foods: Chinese, pizza, pasta and cafe con leche

Pre-Competition Meal: oatmeal and pasta

Favorite Athlete: Dwyane Wade

Favorite Movies: "The Hangover" and "Ironman II"

Favorite Music: rap and hip hop

Favorite Place Visited for Competition: Las Vegas


MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2012 
Canada Open (Fin): GOLD
2012  Florida State Championships (Fin): GOLD
2012  U.S. Open (Jr. Fin): BRONZE
          -def. She Gen Kim (RUS), 6-1, in round of 32
          -def. Jose Torres (USA), 6-2, in round of 16
          -def. Charles Buset (USA), 3-2, in quarterfinals
          -lost to Joseph Ong (USA), 4-3, in semifinals
2012  Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Fin): 9th

2011 
U.S. Open (Jr. Fin): BRONZE

2010  USAT Junior Prep National Team Member (Bantam)
2010 
USAT Junior Olympics (12-13 Bantam): GOLD
2010  USAT Daytona Beach National Qualifier (12-13 Bantam): GOLD

2009  USAT Kissimmee National Qualifier (Fly): GOLD
2009  USAT Florida State Championship (Fly): GOLD
2009  AAU National Qualifier (Fly): GOLD

2008  USAT Florida National Qualifier (Fly): SILVER
2008  USAT Florida State Championship (Fly): SILVER

2007  USAT Florida National Qualifier (Jr. Fly): GOLD
2007  AAU Nationals (Fly): SILVER
2007  AAU National Qualifier (Fly): GOLD
2007  AAU Florida State Qualifier (Fly): GOLD

2006  USAT Junior Olympics (Fin): SILVER
2006  USAT Florida National Qualifier (Fly): GOLD

last updated 5/24/12