Zen Ikehara

Zen  Ikehara


Mililani, HI

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Sophomore 2015-16: Finished the season with a 6-8 overall record and a 3-3 dual record … pinned one person on the season in 2:29 … logged nine dual points for the Falcons … placed second at the U.S. Collegiate Championships in the 184 class … completed Operation Air Force at Tinker AFB, Okla., over the first block of summer … Basic Cadet Training cadre over the third block of summer … will serve as element leader and public affairs NCO for his squadron as a junior.

Freshman 2014-15: Finished the season with a 14-13 overall record and a 3-7 dual record in the 184 class … recorded one fall one the season with a time of 2:48 … placed first at the UNK Holiday Inn Open in the 184 class … placed second in the Cowboy Open … placed third in the All-Academy Championships … placed fourth in the NCAA west regional … coaches appreciation award … WWC all-academic team with a 3.24 GPA.

USAFA Prep: Attended the USAFA prep school where he won first at the Cowboy Open.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in wrestling and three varsity letters in football … wrestled under coach Chris West at Kamehameha HS ... state champion … three-time state placer… team state champion in wrestling ... two-time all-conference … all-state honorable mention … HUB Goodwill Senior Bowl, two-time team MVP in football as a junior and senior ... honors list.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 11 ... son of Adrian and Iolani Ikehara ... has two brothers and a sister ... older brother Kazden was a wrestler and USAFA grad …  his cousin graduated from a military academy ... plans to major in systems engineering-human factors … his middle name is 21 letters long ... he came to the Academy because his brother came here and he wanted to be a part of something bigger than himself ... favorite quote is "When the going gets tough, the tough get going" -unknown

Jennifer Hiddink
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