Name: Carissa Fu
Sport: Taekwondo
Discipline(s): Sparring Taekwondo, Poomsae Taekwondo
Height: 5-3
Weight: 121
DOB: 7/7/1989
Birthplace: Monterey Park, Calif.
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: International School of Beijing (Beijing, China) '07
College: Princeton University
Coach(es): Master Rex Hatfield and Master Ji Ho Choi
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 World Taekwondo President's Cup (-53kg): Bronze
  • 2015 Pan American University Championships (poomsae - 1st Dan Individual): GOLD
  • 2015 Pan American University Championships (poomsae - Mixed Pair w/ David Chan): GOLD
  • 2015 Pan American University Championships (poomsae - Female Team w/ Michelle Chen & Miyako Yerick): GOLD
  • 2015 Pan American University Championships (sparring -53kg): SILVER
  • 2015 USA Taekwondo National Poomsae Team Member (Under 30 Team w/ Michelle Chen & Miyako Yerick)
  • 2015 USA Taekwondo National Poomsae Team Alternate (Under 30 Mixed Pairs w/ David Chan)
  • 2015 Pan American Poomsae Open (18-30 Mixed Pairs w/ David Chan): BRONZE
  • 2015 Pan American Poomsae Open (18-30 Female Team w/ Michelle Chen & Miyako Yerick): GOLD
  • 2015 Pan American Poomsae Open (18-30 Female Individual): BRONZE
  • 2011  World University Games Team Member (Poomsae)
  • 2011  National Collegiate Championships (Bantam sparring): SILVER
  • 2011  National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Individual): 3rd
  • 2011  National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Mixed Pairs w/ Peter Na): 3rd
  • 2011  National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Women's Team w/ Rene Chen and Erika Lee): 1st
  • 2011  National Collegiate Championships (Poomsae 3rd Dan/Fin-Feather): BRONZE
  • 2010  World University Championships (Women's Team Poomsae w/ Erika Lee and Alicia Zhou): BRONZE
  • 2010  National Collegiate Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
  • 2010  National Collegiate Championships (Forms): GOLD
  • 2010  National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Individual): 2nd
  • 2010  National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Mixed Pairs): 3rd
  • 2010  National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Women's Team): 1st
  • 2010  USAT York National Qualifier (Sparring - Bantam): SILVER
  • 2010  USAT York National Qualifier (1st Senior Poomsae): GOLD
  • 2009 World University Games Team Member (Poomsae)
  • 2009 Pan American University Championships (Women's Individual Poomsae): GOLD
  • 2009 Pan American University Championships (Team Poomsae w/ Alicia Zhou and Stephanie Kroll): GOLD
  • 2009 U.S. National Collegiate Championships (Sparring - Bantam): BRONZE
  • 2009 U.S. National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Women's Individual): GOLD
  • 2008 USAT York National Qualifier (Sparring - Bantam): BRONZE
  • 2008 U.S. National Collegiate Championships (3rd Dan Forms): GOLD
Personal: Hobbies: tap dancing and community service...Favorite Foods: chicken fusilli and traditional Chinese egg tart...Pre-Competition Meal: Hoagie Haven (specialty of Princeton)...Favorite Athletes: Kobe Bryant and Michelle Kwan...Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Serbia