Priscilla Jo


Nickname: Cilla
Height: 5’3”
Weight: 105
Birthplace: Fresno, Calif.
Birth Date: Aug 31, 2001
Hometown: Clovis, Calif.
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate
Social Media Links: Instagram: cillajo1004
Dojang: Sparring Team: Sunnyside TKD, Master Derrik Carter;  Poomsae Team: Just TKD, Master Justin Wang

Awards: CUTA Best Cadet Female athlete, Principal’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA), Presidential Fitness Award, Certificate of Appreciation from Barbara Boxer, California Senator

Hobbies: Piano, listening to music and swimming
Family: Kaylee Jo, 9yrs old, four-time national championship medalist
Favorite Food: Sushi, sashimi, bloody juicy steak and lamb ribs
Pre-Competition Meal: Only thing parents give me
Favorite Athlete: T.J. Curry, Phillip Yun, Jared Reed and Austin Carter
Favorite Movies: Fault in Our Stars
Favorite Music: Pop
Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Korea

Did You Know?: Priscilla is the first and the youngest to become a USAT National Team member in both sparring and individual poomsae in the same year. She spends between nine and 10 hours on the highway every weekend to train with the poomsae team.

Quotable: “You will never know your limits unless you push yourself to them.”

Major Competition Results:

2015  USA Taekwondo National Poomsae Team Alternate (12-14 Individual)
Pan American Poomsae Open (12-14 Female Individual): GOLD
2015  Pan American Poomsae Open (12-14 Female Team w/ Janet Choe & Andrea Zamora): GOLD

  Korea Open (-50kg): Silver
2014  National Championship/Team Trials (Light Middle): Gold
2014  National Championship Poomsae (Individual): Silver
2014  National Championship Poomsae (Pair: Casey Liu): Bronze
2014  California Qualifier (Light Middle): Gold
2014  California Qualifier Poomsae (Individual): Gold
2014  California Qualifier Poomsae (Pair: Casey Liu): Gold
2014  Nevada Qualifier (Welter): Gold
2014  Nevada Qualifier Poomsae (Individual): Gold
2014  U.S. Open Poomsae (Individual): Bronze

2013  National Championship Poomsae (Individual): Silver
2013  National Championship Poomsae (Team): Bronze

2012  National Championship (Middle): Bronze
2012  National Championship Poomsae (Individual): Bronze

last updated 10/2/15