Joseph Awinongya Jr. in USA Boxing Youth High-Performance Training Camp, Chula Vista, California

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Joseph Awinongya Jr., aka Jojo the Boxer, is a 16-year-old Junior at St. Francis University, Joliet, Illinois. He qualified to be in the youth team and will participate in the prestigious USA Boxing Youth High-Performance Training Camp. Held at the state-of-the-art Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (CVEATC) in California, this camp is a pivotal moment in Joseph’s promising career.

The Path to Greatness

Location and Purpose

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  • Location: Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, Chula Vista, California
  • Purpose: To elevate the skills, fitness, and techniques of young boxers preparing for international competitions.

Expert Coaching Staff

Joseph will benefit from the guidance of an esteemed coaching team:

  • USA Boxing National Developmental Coach Chad Wigle (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
  • Assistant Coaches:
  • Debra Lagares (Rochester, N.Y.)
  • Danilo Garcia (Oakland, California)
  • Candice Vascocu (Bullard, Texas)
  • Eric Zimmermann  (Alexandria, VA)
  • Jonathan Pramas (Seabrook, N.H)

Mid-Season Preparation

  • The camp serves as mid-season preparation, allowing boxers to fine-tune their abilities and work collaboratively.
  • Expert coaching ensures individual growth and team cohesion.

Talented Boxers to Watch

Joseph joins a select group of 25 promising boxers from different corners of the country. Noteworthy participants include:

  • Marcus Luther (Washington, D.C.): Marcus is known for his powerful punches and defensive prowess in the (126 lbs).
  • Malachi Ross (Kansas City, Missouri): Malachi possesses swift footwork and a strategic approach (156 lbs).
  • Elijah Lugo (Marietta, Ga.): Elijah’s precision striking and ring intelligence make him a formidable contender (176 lbs).
  • Mesiah Nemo (San Antonio, Texas): Mesiah’s agility and counterpunching skills set him apart (132 lbs).

Stay Updated

  • Follow Joseph Awinongya Jr.’s journey on his Instagram account: @josephawinongyajr.
  • Connect with USA Boxing on social media for exclusive updates and behind-the-scenes footage.

Joseph’s Ascent

Joseph Awinongya Jr. is poised to make his mark in the boxing world. The USA Boxing Youth High-Performance Training Camp provides the perfect platform for him to showcase his talent, determination, and unwavering commitment.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the camp, Joseph stated, “This camp is a little bit different; no more playing around. It’s a bit serious, and I like that.”… ‘Jojo’ Embarks on a Journey to Excellence

Upon arrival at the camp, Joseph was greeted with a bag of boxing equipment, and clothing including Nike and Sting gear, to aid him.

By: Sammy Heywood Okine

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