Michelle started as a white belt with NSMA in January 1995 where she trained under Grandmaster Giampietro in Okinawa Japan.
Fun Facts –
Full Name: Michelle Johnson
Birthday: November 19, 19?? =)
How old were you when you started training in TaeKwonDo? 21 yrs old
Why did you get started in TaeKwonDo? I’ve always wanted to do martial arts since I was a kid because it looked cool. Also, my mom says it’s in the genes because my dad has a black belt in martial arts.
What is your current rank? 6th Degree
What was the most difficult thing that you learned along the way? Learning how to do pushups when I was 9 months pregnant with my son.
When did you start competing? 1995
What do you do for fun? Going to the movies with my friends is just one of many things I like to do for fun.
Name all the states/countries you’ve visited/traveled to? Philippines, Japan, Guam, Mexico, California, Washington State, South Dakota, Nebraska, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida, Arizona, Illinois, Missouri
What was your first car? Dodge Shadow
What would we find in your refrigerator right now? Water, eggs, OJ, milk, fruits…the usuals
If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be? Teleportation so I’d never be late 4 anything…he…he 😉
What’s the craziest (first?) job you’ve ever had? During the summer I would help my mom and dad stock groceries late at night at the base commissary when I was about 13 years old.
What is your greatest weakness? Chocolate! =)-