Name: Jake De Guzman
Height: 5-3
Weight: 115 lbs.
DOB: 1/19/2004
Hometown: Madison, N.J.
Team/Club: Team-M Taekwondo
Coach(es): Huy Nguyen, Long Nguyen, Edward Jeong
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 - World Poomsae Championships - Freestyle Mixed Team U17 (with Isabella De Maria, Michael Chiu, Anna Kaenjak, Julian Chang and Sydney Moon) - SILVER
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 World Poomsae Championship Team USA member
  • 2020 USAT Poomsae Grand Slam Final Individual Freestyle U17 - FIRST PLACE
  • 2020 USAT Poomsae Grand Slam Final Mixed Team Freestyle U17 - FIRST PLACE (with Sharlene Duong, Jacob Gonzaga, Piper Kindle and Michael Chiu)
  • 2019 Team USA World Cup Member
  • 2019 World Cup Poomsae Championships, Wuxi China - U17 Male Individual Freestyle - SILVER
  • 2019 World Cup Poomsae Championships - U17 Mixed Team Freestyle (with Sharlene Duong, Jacob Gonzaga, Piper Kindle, Michael Chiu, and Victoria Ruan) - SILVER
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet and Junior Poomsae National Team Member
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet and Junior Taekwondo Championships Poomsae Team Trials - U17 Freestyle Mixed Team (with Sharlene Duong, Jacob Gonzaga, Piper Kindle, Michael Chiu, and Victoria Ruan) - FIRST PLACE
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet and Junior Taekwondo Championships Poomsae Team Trials - U17 Male Individual Freestyle - THIRD PLACE
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet and Junior Taekwondo Championships Poomsae Team Trials - U17 Freestyle Pairs with Victoria Ruan - THIRD PLACE
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet and Junior Taekwondo Championships - U17 Freestyle Mixed Team (with Sharlene Duong, Jacob Gonzaga, Piper Kindle, Michael Chiu and Victoria Ruan) - GOLD
  • 2019 USAT National Championships - U17 Freestyle Mixed Team (with Sharlene Duong, Jacob Gonzaga, Piper Kindle, Michael Chiu, and Victoria Ruan) - GOLD
  • 2019 USAT National Championships - U17 Male Individual Freestyle - SILVER
  • 2019 USAT National Championships - U17 Freestyle Pairs with Victoria Ruan - BRONZE
  • 2019 - US Open - Freestyle Team Under 17 (with Sharlene Duong, Jacob Gonzaga, Piper Kindle, Michael Chiu and Victoria Ruan) - GOLD
  • 2019 - US Open - Freestyle Pairs Under 17 (with Victoria Ruan) - BRONZE
  • 2018 National Team Member (Freestyle Mixed Team U17)
  • 2018 National Championships/Team Trials - Individual Freestyle U17 - BRONZE
  • 2018 National Championships and Team Trials - Freestyle Mixed Team U17 (with Isabella De Maria, Michael Chiu, Anna Kaenjak, Sydney Moon and Julian Chang) - GOLD
  • 2017 Canada Open - Cadet Recognized Individual Poomsae - Black Belt - BRONZE
  • 2017 Canada Open - Individual 12-17 Freestyle Poomsae - BRONZE
  • 2017 National Championships - Individual 12-17 Freestyle Poomsae - BRONZE
  • 2017 US Open Hanmadang - Cadet Recognized Individual Poomsae - Black Belt - GOLD
  • 2017 US Open Hanmadang - Individual 12-17 Freestyle Poomsae - GOLD
  • 2017 US Open - Individual 12-17 Freestyle Poomsae - SILVER
  • 2017 US Open - Freestyle Mixed Team U17 (with Hailey Ra, Kyra Kozar, Destinie Nordarse and Connie Lee) - GOLD
  • 2016 National Championships - Cadet Recognized Pairs Poomsae (with Michele Peribanez) - SILVER
  • 2016 Canada Open - Cadet Recognized Individual Poomsae - Black Belt - SILVER
  • 2016 Canada Open - Cadet Recognized Pairs Poomsae (with Michele Peribanez) - GOLD
  • 2016 US Open - Cadet Recognized Pairs Poomsae (with Michele Peribanez) - GOLD
  • 2015 National Championships - Youth Recognized Individual Poomsae - Black Belt - GOLD
  • 2015 National Championships - Youth Sparring (FIN) - Black Belt - SILVER
  • 2015 US Open - Youth Sparring (FIN) - Black Belt - BRONZE
  • 2014 Costa Rica Open - Youth Recognized Individual Poomsae - Black Belt - GOLD
  • 2014 National Championships - Youth Recognized Individual Poomsae - Black Belt - SILVER
  • 2014 South Korea Gimpo Tournament - Youth Sparring (FIN) - Black Belt - GOLD
  • 2013 National Championships - Recognized 8-9 Individual Poomsae - Red Belt - GOLD
  • 2013 Pan Am Open - Sparring 8-9 Blue Belt - GOLD
  • 2013 Pan Am Open - Recognized 8-9 Individual Poomsae - Blue Belt - GOLD
  • 2012 National Championships - Sparring 8-9 Blue Belt - GOLD
Personal: Started Taekwondo in 2010...Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Edward Jeong...Favorite TV Show: Stranger Things
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Did You Know?: Jake is a remote athlete of Team-M Community Poomsae Program based in San Jose, CA. He attends Oratory Prep in Summit, NJ. He is also a Ninja Class assistant instructor at the Madison YMCA. He has an IG @allergyzeal that helps spread awareness and support to individuals with food allergies.