Hospitality and Retail Management (HRM) graduate student Brianna Ellison competed at the International Taekwondo Federation World Championship this October in Dublin, Ireland.
The Odessa, Texas native has been practicing taekwondo for 17 years. Brianna received
her first black belt at age 12, and now at 22 is the National Taekwondo Champion in
her sparring division. Brianna credits much of her success to her father, who never
let her give up.