Name: CJ Nickolas
Classification: Feather -68kg
Height: 6-0
Weight: 148 lbs.
DOB: 7/18/2001
Hometown: Brentwood, Calif.
Team/Club: Givans Taekwondo
Coach(es): Master Edward Givans
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 World Taekwondo Junior Championships (-68kg): SILVER
  • 2015 2nd WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships (-41kg): Round of 16
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 U.S. Senior Grand Slam (-68kg):- GOLD
  • 2018 USA Taekwondo Junior National Team member (-68kg)
  • 2017 U.S. Open (Juniors -59kg) - SILVER
  • 2016 Junior National Team Member
  • 2016 U.S. Open (Jr. -45kg) - Silver
  • 2015 Junior National Team Member
  • 2015 USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team member (-41kg)
  • 2015 National Championship - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt - 41kg - Gold
  • 2015 Pan Am Open - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt - 45kg - Gold
  • 2015 Stanford TKD Athlete of the Year
  • 2014 USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team member (-41kg)
  • 2014 National Championship - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt - 41kg - Gold
  • 2014 Pan Am Championship - Sparring - Black Belt - 44 kg - Gold
  • 2014 Team Trials - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt - 41kg - Bronze
  • 2012 National Championship - Youth Sparring - Black Belt - 35kg - Gold
  • 2012 US Open - Youth Sparring - Black Belt - 35kg - Gold
  • 2011 Pan Am Championship - Youth Sparring - 35kg - Gold
  • 2010 National Championship - Sparring - Blue Belt - Youth middle - Silver
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Personal: Favorite taekwondo athlete is Alexa Denisenko...favorite non-taekwondo athlete is Lebron James...his mother is his biggest inspiration...favorite food/drink is Chipotle and water...favorite book is "Infantry Born to Fight"...favorite TV show is "Naruto"...favorite movie is "Inception"...favorite singer is Daniel Caesar...favorite quote: "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take." -unknown...proudest moment in taekwondo was winning the silver medal at the 2018 Junior World Championships.

Did You Know?: CJ is in a dance team called Generation of Praise at his church