Megan Yi

Taekwondo

Nickname: Megatron
Height: 5-5
Weight: 117
Coaches: Sir Luis Reyes, Master Jae Hyeong Jeong and Master Dong Chul Kim

Club:
Dowongyuleui & Kings Taekwondo
Year started taekwondo: 2005
High School: Santa Clarita Christian School ‘12
College/major (if applicable): University of California, Irvine ‘16

Favorite books are The Bible, The Mental Edge and The Hunger Games trilogy…enjoys playing basketball, eating, watching movies and hanging out with family and friends…favorite movies include the Bourne trilogy, Never Back Down, White Chicks and She’s the Man…watches NBA, NFL and Arrow on TV…favorite foods are BCD Tofu, Chipotle and anything Korean…eats pasta and fruits before competition…favorite athletes are Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Moon Dae Sung and Steven Lopez…not many people know that Megan competed in 2012 despite torn ligaments, tendons and a dislocated left ankle…personal quote: “I want to thank Jesus Christ, my family and friends. I wouldn’t be where I am today without them.”

Major Competition Record:
 

2014 USAT National Poomsae Team Member (Senior 1 Pairs w/ Edward Jeong)
2014 USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Senior 1 Poomsae) –BRONZE
2014 NCTA Collegiate Trials (Senior 1 Pairs w/ Edward Jeong) –SILVER
2014 NCTA Collegiate Trials (Senior 1 Individual) –5th

2013  USAT National Poomsae Team Member (Senior 1)
2013  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials: GOLD
2013  NCTA Collegiate National Team Member
2013  USAT California State Championships (Senior 1 Poomsae): BRONZE

2012  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials: 5th  
2012  USAT California State Championships (Senior 1 Poomsae): GOLD
2012  U.S. Open (Senior 1 Poomsae): BRONZE

2011  USAT Junior Olympics (Junior Female): Grand Champion
2011  USAT Junior Olympics (Junior Female): GOLD
2011  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials: BRONZE
2011  USAT California State Championships (Junior Female): SILVER
2011  U.S. Open (Junior Female): 6th  

2010  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials: 9th
2010  USAT California State Championships (Junior Female): SILVER
2010  U.S. Open (Junior Female): 6th

2009  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials: 6th
2009  USAT California State Championships (Junior Female): BRONZE
2009 U.S. Open (Junior Female): BRONZE