Official Student Ranking

When you become a member of Bakersfield Brazilian Jiu Jitsu you become part of a Jiu-Jitsu history that traces 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 [Black Belt First Degree]

Chad Dupraw [Black Belt First Degree]

Sam Campenella [Black Belt First Degree]

Ian Elliot [Black Belt First Degree]

Jeremy Barden [Black Belt First Degree]

Brandon Borden [Black Belt First Degree]

Daniel Gorden

Rudy Rosario

Matt Owens

Alex Barcelona

Rocky Brown

Lang Williamson

Jimmy Smith

Frank Rini

Joel Celestino

Osvaldo Martinez

Jesus Esquibel

Frank Lauro

Jacob Lanier

James Morales

+ Brown Belts

Miguel Olmos

Rudy Rosales

Jon Price

Jeremy Marroquin

Dale Espinoza

Henrey Micky Garcia

Kevin Ross

Julio Rivera

Mona Ross

Brandon Rios

Benjamin Rickman

Eric Juarez

Justin Halgreen

Nick Ross

Ashley Arreola

Ryan Galvan

Justin Tapia

Martin Pequinio

Albert Urias

Michael "Guam" Gatus

+ Purple Belts

Hyung Yi

Tim Mc Clay

James Donahue

Mike Conzachi

Bay Ray Cervera

Bryan Elrod

Thomas Woods

Demond Cole

Keeling Taylor

Keenen Booth

Jason Manuel

Melissa Campanella

Arby Matigay

Efrem Villasenor

Artudo Maldanado

Magdalena Ferreira

Andrew Honea

Joe Rodriguez

Anthony Pasquini

Mario Esquire

Jared Williams

Alex Garcia

Stuart Hoetker

Jared Guilarducci

Tanner Arebalo

Lidia Espinoza

Elisio Lira

William Jed Lehmam

Justin Agee

Andrew Lowrimore

Aaron McWilliams

Jeff Stambook

Thien Nygo

David Ramos

Kylie Baker

Aaron Apodaca

Dustin Pitchard

Michael Madera

Stephan Mears

Miguel Diaz

Scott Cummings

Michael Walker

Edgar Duran

+ Blue Belts

Abdullahi Abdurrahman

Art Cervera

Matt Garner

Jeff Brown

Brian O Bannon

Leonard M Castillo

Marc Lewis

Nathan Starkey

Mary Llewelln

Vaughn Lilly

Grant Fraysier

Jeremy Haase

Tony Valenzuela

Jesse Flores

Anthony Espinoza

Fred Miller

Nick Eubanks

Gab Garza

Ashton Frederick

Nick Glan

Jose Lozano

Jose Ramos

Joaquin Hernandez

Thomas "Raheim" Board

David Monsibias

Alex Hernandez

Robert Sherman

Paul Areola

Daniel Mendoza

Kyle Schmidt

Phillip Cedeno

Jeff Butler

Chris Casarez

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

Jake Hall

Ken Hagstadt

Andrea Moon

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

Elias Arismendez

Carlo Castillo

Mike Russel

Kelly Taylor

Mike Clark

Audrea Estrada

Joey Tomayo

Brian Gatus

Jose Ruiz

Alexandros Mena

Mykal Leonoah

Christian De Leon "Paco"

Mario Monge

Jason Page

Edwin Castillo Jr.

John Hatfield

May Gorden

Victor Perales

Sean Starkey

Albert Gomez

Ted Williams

Eric Castillo

Frank Padilla

Iliana Perales

Tiffany Trosclar

Michelle Goodspeed

Laura Wallace

Izaiah Ozuna

Steven Yoder

Delia Madera

Kyle Glagovich

Joel Cantu

Patrick Orozco

Julio Norman

Mitchel Thompson

Matt Jones

Jesus Loya

Julia Loya

Luis Cruz

Leslie Kim

Alejandeo Mejia

Adam Silva

Kevin Olmos

Arturo Perez

Jesus Ponce

Viviana Rojas