Meet our Black Belts and teachers who are committed to guide you and challenge you along your path in your Jiu-Jitsu Journey.

Juan Pablo Garcia

EDJ School of Jiu-Jitsu Director
3rd Degree Black Belt

Professor Juan Pablo at a very young age decided to dedicate his life to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is strongly committed to his journey of Mastering and sharing the Art. Discipline and focus are remarkable elements of his personality. Very talented and passionate, always very caring, Juan Pablo tries to understand his students and finds joy in sharing his knowledge with them. In 2015 he founded EDJ School of Jiu-Jitsu Association and opened his First EDJ location in Corona, CA. He also has a location in Hemet, CA.

Kimberly Pruyssers

Head of Youth BJJ Program
HQ Manager / Black Belt

Professor Kim began training Jiu-Jitsu in 2015 under Professor JP Garcia as a new blue belt. In 2018, She won IBJJF Europeans weight & absolute, the IBJJF Pan Ams, the IBJJF No-Gi Worlds, and the Abu Dabhi Grand Slam as a purple belt. In 2019, she won the IBJJF No-Gi World Championships Weight and Absolute and the Pan Ams in the brown belt. In 2020 She won double gold on the IBJJF Europeans and Pans before getting her Black Belt in December 2020. Professor Kim is the head instructor of our Kids & Women Only Programs. She has a true talent when it comes to teaching. Kim is extremely patient and goes out of her way to make sure every student gets the attention they deserve. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her sons Adam, Andrew, Alex, and Arie.

Fabian Soto

Regional Director EDJ School of Jiu Jitsu Chile / Black Belt

Born in Santiago, Chile, Professor Fabian is a black belt under Juan Pablo Garcia. Fabian received his black belt in 2020 in the Headquarters in California. At a young age, Fabian has taken Martial Arts as a lifestyle. He has participated in and won many tournaments in Chile and the USA. In addition to many of his accolades, Fabian is also a very talented and passionate instructor. In his free time, Professor Fabian likes to travel, spend time with his family, and enjoy life. 

Rocky Ramirez

EDJ School of Jiu Jitsu Rio Rancho Head Instructor / 1st Degree Black Belt

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Jason Howells

CO- Owner EDJ School of Jiu Jitsu Albuquerque / Black Belt

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Xavier Torres

EDJ School of Jiu Jitsu Guayaquil Head Instructor / Black Belt

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