Weight class: Light Welterweight/141 lbs|
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birthdate: March, 20, 1988
Weight: 141 pounds
Coach’s name: Angel Garcia
Club name: Harrowgate Boxing Club
School: Accelerating Learning Academy
Began boxing: 1999
National Senior Titles: 2005 U-19 National Champion, 2005 Tammer Tournament Champion, 2006 U.S. National Champion
Career highlight: Winning the 2006 U.S. Championships
Who has been your biggest influence and why: My family because they motivate me and push me to do good in life.
How did you get involved with boxing: I always loved boxing since I was young so when I was old enough, my father put me in the gym.
What is your greatest strength in the ring: My intelligence and my sharp counter punching
Did you ever play any other sports: Basketball, football and hockey
What do you love most about boxing: Winning, willing to sacrifice and dicipline
What are your goals in and out of the ring: To make the 2008 Olympic Team, win a gold medal and turn pro and be a world champion
What is your favorite movie: Scarface
What is your favorite TV show: MTV Jams and Sports Center
What is something interesting about you that most people don’t know: I was born with six toes on my right foot.
U.S. Championships: dec. James Berry, Baltimore, Md., 23-9; dec. Ronnie Reams, Colorado Springs, Colo., 21-5; dec. Hector Ramos, San Antonio, Texas, 19-18; dec. Andre Sherard, Milwaukee, Wisc., 18-13, in quarterfinals; lost on points to Brad Solomon, Douglasville, Ga., 14-13, in semifinals