Name: Ramsey Hufford

Team: Southern California

Coach:  Tony Ciarelli

Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.

Current Residence:  Newport Beach, Calif.

Year of birth: 1995

Weight class: 140kg+

Height: 6-3

What year did you being lifting? I began lifting when I was in sixth grade with my dad, but I did not start Olympic lifting until eighth grade.

How did you get involved? I knew that I wanted to get strong to play football and throw shotput, so when I started to work out in high school, my coach realized that I was stronger than most. With the right training I could compete nationally.

Favorite Competition Lift? Clean & Jerk

Favorite Training Lift? Squats

Education: Newport Harbor Senior, Committed to UC Davis for Football

Personal Goals: To succeed in college and keep up with my Olympic lifts

Favorite Food: Filet Mignon

Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Favorite TV Show: Top Gear (BBC)

Favorite Song: “Made In America” by Toby Keith

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: I like to play football and hang out with my friends

Most people don’t know that…. That I enjoy Biology and am currently enrolled in AP Biology along with two other Advanced Placement classes