- USAW Level 1: Sports Performance Coach
- The Art of Coaching Weightlifting w/ Weightlifting Wise’s Ursula Garza Papandrea
- Ma Strength Weightlifting Technique Clinic w/ Ma Jianping and Manuel Buitrago
- Bachelor’s in Economics and Psychology
- Post Diploma Bachelor’s Administration
- Olympic Weightlifting
- Dreamed of being an NBA star as a kid but being gravity challenged and realizing it at the ripe old age of 16, decided to pursue strength-based sports.
- Weightlifting, cooking, and eating.
- Back Squats, Clean and Jerks, and Dips
Least favorite lift/exercise
- Swimming (aka drowning) and running
- Ice cold Gin and Tonic
F.D.P. – My philosophy of life and sport. Focus, discipline, patience.