Jessa Khan is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt. Born on October 8, 2001 in Corpus Christi, Texas, Khan is Cambodian-American and has represented Cambodia in international JJIF tournaments in newaza (ground grappling) competition. Khan began training jiu-jitsu at the age of 12. She was a standout competitor in the youth ranks and joined the Art Of Jiu-Jitsu team as an orange belt where she trains under coach Gui Mendes. Khan was promoted to black belt at the age of 18 on October 6, 2020. She is the 2019 IBJJF World, Pan & European champ and Abu Dhabi World Pro champion as a purple belt.
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Vote NOW For 2021 Submission Of The Year
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