Name: Ara White
Caps:
Weight Class: Featherweight -57kg
Classification: Feather -57kg
Height: 5-8
Weight: 125 lbs.
DOB: 12/5/1998
Hometown: Largo, Fla.
Team/Club: T-1
Coach(es): Dennis White
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 World Taekwondo Championships (-57kg): Quarterfinals
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 U.S. Senior Grand Slam (-67kg): Gold
  • 2018 U.S. Senior National Team Member (Feather -57kg)
  • 2018 U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Feather -57kg): 1st
  • 2018 U.S. Open (-62kg): Gold
  • 2017 U.S. Senior National Team Member (Feather -57kg)
  • 2017 U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Feather -57kg): 1st
  • 2017 Presidents Cup (-62kg): Silver
  • 2017 Costa Rica Open (-62kg): Silver
  • 2017 Spanish Open (-57kg): Gold
  • 2017 U.S. Open (-57kg): Bronze
  • 2016 U.S. Senior National Team Member (Feather)
  • 2016 U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Feather) - 1st
  • 2016 Pan American Open (-57kg) - Gold
  • 2015 USAT Junior National Team Member (-59kg)
  • 2015 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2015 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Gold
  • 2015 Chuncheon Korean Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Round of 16
  • 2015 Chuncheon Korean Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 5 on 5 - Bronze
  • 2015 Austrian Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Bronze
  • 2015 Mexico Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2015 Mexico Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Round of 16
  • 2015 Spain Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2015 U.S. Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Round of 16
  • 2015 Senior National Team Trials - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - 3rd
  • 2015 Nevada State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2015 Georgia State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -57kg - Gold
  • 2014 Junior Team Trials - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - 3rd
  • 2014 Florida State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2014 Costa Rica Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2014 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2014 U.S. Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
  • 2014 Austrian Open - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Round of 32
  • 2013 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Bronze
  • 2013 Florida State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -59kg - Gold
Personal: Favorite taekwondo athlete is Aaron Cook...Favorite non-taekwondo athlete is Ronda Rousey...Her father is her biggest inspiration...Favorite foods/drinks are watermelon, Kinder surprise, fried rice and iced tea...Favorite books are "The Fault in Our Stars", "The Hunger Games" and "The Help"...Favorite TV shows are "Monk", "Friends" and "Duck Dynasty"...Favorite movie is "Forrest Gump"...Favorite bands/singers are Imagine Dragons and Taylor Swift...Proudest moment in taekwondo was winning the U.S. Open...Played tennis for a year and plays the piano...favorite quotes are "It's hard to beat the person who never gives up." - Babe Ruth; "Stupid is as stupid does." - Forrest Gump; "Everybody's got plans...till they get hit." - Mike Tyson; and "The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights." - Muhammed Ali