Professor Julio Juarez is senior student of Professor Jean Jacques Machado and has been training at the Jean Jacques Machado Academy for the past 20 plus years. He received his Black Belt in 2009 from Jean Jacques Machado and continues to remain an active student and assistant instructor at the Jean Jacques Machado Academy. Professor Juarez is currently a 2nd degree black belt and now operates and instructs at the Julio Juarez BJJ academy in Santa Clarita, CA. He continues to strive to better his art and pass knowledge that he has learned from Professor Machado to all of his students. Professor Juarez opens his gym to all that are willing to learn the art of jiu jitsu, while making lasting friendships along the way.
Professor Juarez has accomplished many feats in the competition scene, with some of his notable accomplishments as follows: