Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Muay Thai Kickboxing are his main focuses of discipline, but growing up C.J wrestled for 10 years in Manassas, Virginia. Other sports included Football & Lacrosse. In high-school C.J. also participated in a peer mentoring program for 4 years. This helps with the understanding of children with disciplinary problems from their home life, and learning disabilities.
He has competed in various Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and MMA events including: NAGA, Spartyka Fight League, Modern Gladiators, US Grappling, IBJJF and WKA. Charles is also one of OutFox MMA’s competitors in Mixed Martial Arts and holds a record of 2-1 currently.
C.J. is currently enrolled at Virginia Wesleyan College pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Child Psychology. His motto when it comes to martial arts training is described by him in three words, “Motivation, Dedication, and Focus.” C.J’s personal goal is to drive his students reach their own goals that they set, by the motto he has set himself.
- 10 years experience in Wrestling
- 2 years experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- Muay Thai Yellow Belt
- Instructor Verification under Kru Jose Villarisco in Thai-Jitsu
- NAGA Grappling Champion
- 2013 U.S. Kickboxing Classic Champion