Name: Marcus Bennett
Height: 5-6
Weight: 116 lbs.
DOB: 3/4/2005
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Team/Club: CTA
Coach(es): Marina Aguero
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet & Junior Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 Pan Am Open - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-57kg) - Bronze
  • 2019 Pan Am Cadet National Team Member (-53kg)
  • 2019 UFTKD Sparring Rumble VII - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 New Jersey State Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 Massachusetts State Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 AAU New York State Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 Connecticut State Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-57kg) - Gold
  • 2019 AAU Connecticut State Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-57kg) - Gold
  • 2019 Texas Open TKD Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 New York State Championships - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2019 US Open - Cadet Sparring - Black Belt (-53kg) - Gold
  • 2018 All American Athlete
  • 2018 Cadet National Team Member (Alternate)
  • 2018 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -53 kg - Silver
  • 2018 Pan American Taekwondo Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -53 kg - Gold
  • 2018 Pennsylvania State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -53 kg - Gold
  • 2018 NJ State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -49 kg - Gold
  • 2018 AAU NJ State Championship - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -53 kg - Gold
  • 2017 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -41 kg - Bronze
  • 2017 Pennsylvania State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -41 kg - Gold
  • 2017 NJ State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Cadet -45 kg - Silver
  • 2016 National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - Youth -40.0 kg - Silver
  • 2016 Pennsylvania State Championship - Sparring - Black Belt - Youth -40.0 kg - Gold
  • 2015 National Championships - Board Breaking - Red Belt - Youth - Bronze
  • 2015 NJ State Championships - Sparring - Red Belt - Youth -40.0 kg - Gold
  • 2014 National Championships - Sparring - Blue Belt - Youth +30.1 kg - Bronze
  • 2014 National Championships - Poomsae - Blue Belt - Youth - Bronze
  • 2014 National Championships - Board Breaking - Blue Belt - Youth - Gold
  • 2014 National Championships - Demo Team - Blue Belt - Youth - Bronze
  • 2014 NJ State Championships - Sparring - Blue Belt - Youth +30.1 kg - Gold
  • 2013 National Championships - Sparring - Blue Belt - Ninja +30.1 kg - Bronze
  • 2013 National Championships - Board Breaking - Blue Belt - Ninja - Bronze
  • 2013 National Championships - Demo Team - Blue Belt - Ninja - Bronze
  • 2013 CT State Championships - Sparring - Blue Belt - Ninja +30. kg - Silver
Personal: Started Taekwondo in 2011...Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Maksim Khramtcov...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Kevin Durant...Who is your biggest inspiration?: My Family...Favorite Foods & Drinks: Sushi, Ramen, Pizza, bubble tea, smoothies...Favorite Book(s): "Slam!"...Favorite TV Show(s): Family Guy...Favorite Movie(s): "The Conjuring", "Insidious I and II" and "Happy Gilmore"...Favorite Band(s)/Singer(s): Lil' Baby...Favorite/Inspirational Quotes: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky...What is your proudest moment in Taekwondo to date?: My proudest taekwondo moments include earning my second degree black belt, being named All American Athlete, and becoming part of the Cadet National Team as an alternate....Other Fun or Interesting facts about you: I like to play basketball and video games and hang with my friends