Official Student Ranking

When you become a member of Bakersfield Brazilian Jiu Jitsu you become part of a Jiu-Jitsu Legacy that dates back to the early years of Gracie Barra. Our lineage can be traced as follows:

Carlos Gracie Sr. » Carlos Gracie Jr. » Jean Jacques Machado » Matt Baker

Members of BBJJ under the guidance of Matt Baker have reached their goals in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Submission Wrestling, and MMA. Some notable Championship titles that have been reached are Grapplers Quest, American Nationals (IBJJF), and the North American Championships (NABJJF), IBJJF Master Worlds, Gracie Worlds and JJWorld Leaguue.


+ Black Belts

Freddy Madera [Black Belt First Degree]

James Royston [Black Belt First Degree]

Jill Baker

Chad Dupraw

Sam Campenella

Ian Elliot

Brandon Borden

Daniel Gorden

Rudy Rosario

Matt Owens

Alex Barcelona

+ Brown Belts

Miguel Olmos

Rudy Rosales

Joel Celestino

Jon Price

Jeremy Marroquin

Dale Espinoza

Alex Barcelona

Rocky Brown

Frank Rini

Henrey Micky Garcia

Matt Owens

Kevin Ross

Julio Rivera

Mona Ross

James Morales

Brandon Rios

Jesus Esquibel

Benjamin Rickman

Jimmy Smith

Frank Lauro

+ Purple Belts

Hyung Yi

Tim Mc Clay

James Donahue

Mike Conzachi

Bay Ray Cervera

Bryan Elrod

Thomas Woods

Demond Cole

Nick Ross

Brian Cobb

Keeling Taylor

Justin Tapia

Keenen Booth

Jason Manuel

Viviano Aguilar

Justin Halgren

Melissa Campanella

Arby Matigay

Jacob Lanier

Carl Brewer

Efrem Villasenor

Ashley Nazareno Arreola

Flavio Sylvestre

Artudo Maldanado

Magdalena Ferreira

Mike "Guam" Gatus

Andrew Honea

Joe Rodriguez

Anthony Pasquini

Mario Esquire

Jared Williams

Stuart Hoetker

Jared Guilarducci

Tanner Arebalo

Lidia Espinoza

Elisio Lira

William Jed Lehman

Martin Pequino

Albert Urias

Justin Agee

Eric Juarez

Andrew Lowrimore

Aaron McWilliams

Antoine Hood

Victor Rico

+ Blue Belts

Abdullahi Abdurrahman

Art Cervera

Robert Cervera

Matt Garner

Jeff Brown

Brian O Bannon

Leonard M Castillo

Marc Lewis

Nathan Starkey

Mary Llewelln

Vaughn Lilly

Grant Fraysier

Jeremy Haase

Ed Pence

Tony Valenzuela

Jesse Flores

Anthony Espinoza

Fred Miller

Nick Eubanks

Michaela Duran

Tori Mena

Joe Chehal

Gab Garza

Ashton Frederick

Nick Glan

Jose Lozano

Jose Ramos

Joaquin Hernandez

Thomas "Raheim" Board

Alex Garcia

David Monsibias

Alex Hernandez

Nycole Brewer

Robert Sherman

Paul Areola

Daniel Mendoza

Kyle Schmidt

Phillip Cedeno

Jeff Butler

Chris Casarez

Mahdi Kadri

Jason Martinez

AJ Martinez

Matthew Lusk

Kyomi Davis

Paul Jimenez

Rafael Ruiz

Tony Palacios

Jo Anna Smith

Blake Fisher

Clayton Summerfield

Nico Menendez

Tyler Wainwright

Fernando Uribe

Daniel Alejandro

Nathan Mabie

Bryan Gray

David Ramos

Jake Hall

Michael Madera

Weseley Hagstadt

Andrea Moon

Edgar Duran

Danny Aguilar

Kim Simmons

Julie Avila

Julia Castillo

Jesse Pena

Manny Sanchez

Cynthia Banuelos

Eric Whitaker

Enrique Guillen

Jeff Goodspeed

Terry Gonsman

Serena Soto

Angel Hernandez

Kevin Lemmons

Zack Haddad

Joey Estrada

Thien Ngo

Elias Arismendez

Carlo Castillo

Mike Russel

Gremar Peralta

Aaron Apodaco

Kelly Taylor

Mike Clark

Audrea Estrada

Kylie Baker

Joey Tomayo

Brian Gatus

Jose Ruiz

Alexandros Mena

Mykal Leonoah

Jeff Stambook

Christian De Leon "Paco"

Mario Monge

Jason Page

Edwin Castillo Jr.

Stephan Mears

John Hatfield

May Gorden

Miguel Diaz

Victor Perales

Sean Starkey

Albert Gomez

Ted Williams

Scott Cummings

Eric Castillo

Frank Padilla

Iliana Perales

Tiffany Trosclar

Michelle Goodspeed

Laura Wallace

Michael Walker

Izaiah Ozuna

Steven Yoder

Lamuel Godinez

Delia Madera

Kyle Glagovich

Joel Cantu

Patrick Orozco

Julio Norman