Name: Cecilia Cozza
Height: 5-6
Weight: 147 lbs.
DOB: 12/4/1997
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
Team/Club: East West Taekwondo
Coach(es): Nigel Holder
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 USA Taekwondo All-American
  • 2018 - National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -67kg - Bronze
  • 2018 - Collegiate National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -67 - Silver
  • 2018 - Maryland State Qualifiers - Sparring - Black Belt - -67kg - Gold
  • 2016 - National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - -67kg - Bronze
Personal: Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Arlene Limas...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Simone Biles...Who is your biggest inspiration?: Simone Giertz. She's an inventor and YouTuber known for making purposefully incompetent robots and she recently overcame brain cancer. I think it's amazing how she has followed her passion in a very male-dominated field even throughout her illness....Favorite Foods & Drinks: When my coach is watching: chicken and broccoli; when my coach is not watching: pizza....Favorite Book: The Iliad...Favorite TV Show: The Good Place...Favorite Movie: Legally Blonde...Favorite Band(s)/Singer: I listen to a lot of classic rock like Queen and the Beatles....Favorite/Inspirational Quotes: "Never let your fear decide your fate." - AWOLNATION...What is your proudest moment in Taekwondo to date?: My proudest moment by far in Taekwondo was when I kicked my master in the head for the first time in sparring. To this day he will claim that it never happened, but from then on he started wearing a helmet when we fought.
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Did You Know?: I am a Kinesiology major and Classical Mythology minor.
I have two dogs named Korra and Kai.
I am a huge nerd that collects retro video games and comics.