Name: Maria Prado
Sport: Taekwondo
Discipline(s): Sparring Taekwondo
Weight Class: -59kg
Height: 5-6
Weight: 129 lbs.
DOB: 9/23/2002
Hometown: Pasadena, Texas
Team/Club: 91 TKD
Coach(es): Aldo Prado
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 Junior B National Team Member
  • 2017 Texas State Team Member
  • 2017 - USAT National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +59kg - Silver
  • 2017 - President's Cup - Sparring - Black Belt - +55kg - Silver
  • 2017 - USAT Texas State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +59kg - Gold
  • 2016 - Pan-American Open Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +59kg - Silver
  • 2015 - AAU National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +59kg - Gold
  • 2014 AAU Cadet National Team Member
  • 2014 - AAU National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +55 kg - Gold
  • 2013 - AAU National Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +51kg - Gold
Personal: Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Le Dae-Hoon...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Allyson Felix...Who is your biggest inspiration? Jesus Christ...Favorite Foods & Drinks: Tex-Mex, Dr. Pepper...Favorite Book(s): Flowers for Algernon...Favorite TV Show(s): Grey's Anatomy...Favorite Movie(s): Little Boy, X Men, Star Wars...Favorite Band(s)/Singer(s): Charlie Puth, Lana Del Rey...Favorite/Inspirational Quotes: "A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. You will only look with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked." -Psalm 91
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Maria loves running. She was the 2016 400-meters District Champion, the 2015 400-meters District Champion, and the 2015 Cross country team District Champion.
She is a High School freshmen taking 2 college courses.