Master Boo Yong Jeong

Master Jeong was born in Seoul, Korea. At age 5 he began learning Tae Kwon Do and continued studying and participating in youth demo team through middle school. With those experiences he taught Tae Kwon Do in the Korean Army when he served. During junior college he came to Los Angeles and started teaching Tae Kwon Do at Los Angeles City College Tae Kwon Do club and Dae Sung Taekwondo. He received BA in English and Business and earned his Teachers certificate from Dongguk University in Seoul. He then became a High School English teacher in Korea. While teaching English he also coached Tae Kwon Do teams at schools.

Master Jeong came to St. Louis in 2010 and met his wife. He was teaching Tae Kwon Do at Martial Arts schools, Korea School and local schools in St. Louis. He now works for NIKE IHM and lives in Lake St. Louis with his wife.

St. Louis activities:

  • Korean and Tae Kwon Do instructor at St. Louis Korea School (2011-2014)
  • Tae Kwon Do Instructor Mini Class at Community School (Winter 2014)
  • Volunteer for Junior Achievement 2014
  • Volunteer at the Tae Kwon Do program at Ladue school district, CID, and Principia (2013-2014)
  • Tae Kwon Do club instructor at Washington University in St. Louis (2011)
  • Tae Kwon Do Demonstration at the Science Center and Art museum (2011/2012)
  • 5th degree Black Belt in World Tae Kwon Do Federation
  • USAT official referee
  • USATAD vice president in Missouri

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