KYVEN GADSON
2017-18 Team USA Ranking: No. 2 at 97 kg/213 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 1 (2017-18)
Residence: Ames, Iowa
Club: Sunkist Kids
College: Iowa State
High School: Waterloo East (Iowa)
Born: July 9, 1992

Career Highlights
- U.S. Open champion (2017)
- Second in U.S. World Team Trials (2017)
- University Nationals champion (2016)
- Third in U.S. Open (2016)
- NCAA champion for Iowa State (2015)
- Three-time NCAA All-American (2013-15)
- Three-time Big 12 champion (2013-15)

Career Biography
2017: Second in U.S. World Team Trials… U.S. Open champion… Third in Dave Schultz Memorial International… Third in Cerro Pelado International…
2016: University Nationals champion… Third in U.S. Open…
2011: FILA Junior Nationals champion…
2009: FILA Cadet Nationals champion…
College: 2015 NCAA Champion for coach Kevin Jackson at Iowa State… Fourth in 2014 NCAA Championships… Sixth in 2013 NCAA Championships…Three-time Big 12 champion (2013-15)… 2015 Southern Scuffle champion…
High School: Two-time Iowa state champion… state runner-up as a sophomore… career record of 113-12… coached by his father Willie Gadson…
USAW Age-Group: 2009 Northern Plains Junior Freestyle champion… Second in 2008 USAW Preseason Nationals… 2008 USAW Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion… Fifth in 2007 USAW Cadet Folkstyle Nationals…
Personal: Son of Willie and Augusta Gadson… His father Willie passed away while Kyven was competing in college…
Twitter: @GadsonStrong
Instagram: @gadsonstrong