Priscilla Jo

Taekwondo

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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 USAT Cadet Nation Team Member (Light Middle)

2014 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