Austin Fraley began his Jiu-Jitsu career at the age of 13. For about a year, Austin trained in the CFBJJ kids program, where he quickly found his passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. At the age of 14, Austin achieved his goal of becoming the kids world champion in his respective weight division. After this experience, Austin began to fully commit his focus to the sport, balancing high school with his training. Throughout high school, Austin spent much of his time assisting with the Jiu-Jitsu kids program. Now, at just 18 years old, after graduating Aptos High School as salutatorian of his graduating class, Austin has fully committed his life to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, in an effort to achieve his goal of becoming a black belt world champion while also inspiring the next generation to understand how Jiu-Jitsu can shape their lives in a positive way. On top of becoming a world champion at 14, Austin has also, over his 4 years of training, earned the title of U.S. Open champion, American Cup champion, multiple time Jiu-Jitsu by the Sea champion, San Jose Open champion, Las Vegas Open champion, Jiu Jitsu expo champion, and All Star champion, while also earning gold, silver, and bronze medals in tournaments such as the Pan Americans, BJJ Tour Nevada, Jiu Jitsu by the Bay Open, Tahoe Classic, among many others.
Austin is a 4th degree blue belt, and he is one of our main kids instructors. He brings charisma and excitement to every one of his classes, and has been working with kids of all age groups for many years. Bring your kid in today to see how their life can be changed by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in ways similar to how it’s changed Austin.