JT is a life-long martial artist. He started practicing Karate and Kung-Fu at the age of 5. When he was 14, he began training in Tae-Kwon Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. At age 16, JT earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Currently, JT is 19 years old, and a blue belt in Guerilla Jiu-Jitsu under Dave Camarillo in addition to studying Muay Thai under World Team USA. In addition he is an Professional MMA fighter, and loves working with children.