Full Name: Jaxon Kennedy
Birthday: September 18th, 2007
Wrestling Club: Yukon Youth Wrestling
School: Ranchwood Elementary
Hometown: Yukon, OK
Weight Class: DIV I 43 lbs.
Most significant wins/accomplishments: Flo Nationals Kick Off Classic Champion; Cottonbowl National Champion; Ranked 2nd in Nation by World of Wrestling.
Jaxon Kennedy is one tough kid. A reigning National Champion, his goal this year is to come back and defend his title. Jaxon has contributed a lot to the Quest, bringing a passion for the sport of wrestling, an understanding of its importance off the mat, and he knows that one of the main takeaways from wrestling is that it makes you into a good sport. You should never quit something, least of all something you love, and at a young age Jaxon already knows these values. So be sure to read on and learn a little bit more about Jaxon, and congratulate him if you see him around!
Why do you enjoy wrestling?
I like to win and the feeling when my hand is raised.
What's the most important thing wrestling has ever taught you?
To be a good sport, win or lose.
What's the best advice your coach has given you?Always work hard and never give up!
How do you handle tough defeats?
I work harder to better myself for the next match.
What’s your proudest achievement as a wrestler?
When I became a 2X National Champion!
How old were you when you started wrestling?
I was 5 years old.
What is your favorite post-tournament meal or treat?
Mexican food and ice cream.
What's your favorite wrestling move?
Do you have a favorite song that gets you pumped up before a practice or match?
Eye of the Tiger!
Who is your Hero/role model?
Jordan Burroughs and my dad.
What is your favorite subject in school?
I love math!
Do you play any sports aside from wrestling?
Football, soccer, baseball, BMX, and gymnastics.
What's your favorite movie?Benchwarmers.
Do you have any favorite hobbies outside of sports?
Hanging out with my baby sister and playing video games.
What are your goals for this season?
Make the All-Star team and win another National Title.
What are your goals for your wrestling career?
Wrestle in college and the Olympics.