Junewoo Chung is a black belt under Laercio Fernandes. His initial journey into BJJ began and ended during his freshman year of college at UC Irvine. He restarted BJJ during his second year in law school and began to take his training seriously. During his BJJ career, he received instruction from and trained under various notable instructors, including Shawn Williams, Lucas Leite, and Giva Santana. Junewoo Chung received his black belt on the podium after earning gold in his division (Brown/Masters 1/lightweight) at the 2012 World Master IBJJF Championship. Other notable competition accomplishments include a bronze medal at the 2014 World Master IBJJF Championship in the Masters 1, lightweight, black division. Now, he focuses on instructing and coaching at Grappler’s Studio. When he is not teaching at Grappler’s Studio, he practices law as a Public Defender.