When did you start boxing and why: At the age of 10, my dad took me to a boxing gym to instill discipline and I have been in love with the sport ever since.
Amateur record: 36-6
Occupation: Part-time Personal Trainer
Career highlights to this point: 2012 & 2013 Region 1 Junior Olympic Champion, 2015 NY Daily News Golden Glove Champion, Olympic Trials Qualifier III Champion, Competed in 2016 Olympic Trials and 2016 USA Boxing National Champion.
What do you think is your greatest asset in the ring: People tell me that it’s my foot-work.
Who has been your biggest inspiration and why: My mom and dad, coach, teammates, family, friends and all the kids at the gym that look up to me! I represent them all when I step in the ring.
What are four things that most people don’t know about you: 1. When I was 13, I was diagnosed with an Osteoid Osteoma (bone tumor) that took off 1.5 years off my boxing career. 2. I was the youngest to compete in the 2016 Olympic Trials at 17-years-old. 3. I fought in the Barclays Center in 2015. 4. I love Classic American Muscle cars.
National titles won: Silver Glove Nationals, 2016 Olympic Qualifier III Champion, 2016 USA Boxing National Elite Champion