L.A. Smith III

USA Judo

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Weight Category: 100kg
Date of Birth: December 9, 1994
Birthplace: Livingston, N.J.
Hometown: Rahway, N.J.
Club Name: USA Judo Training Site, San Jose State Judo, San Jose, CA
Coach: Yosh Uchida
Education: San Jose State University, San Jose, California

Cadet World Championship Teams: 2009

Pan American Junior Championships teams U-17: 2010 (Silver)

Pan American Junior Championship Team U-21: 2013 (Bronze)

Junior World Championship Teams: 2011, 2013

Recent Career Highlights 

2013

  • Gold - USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championships (IJF -100Kg)
  • Gold - USA Judo Senior National Championships (-100Kg)
  • Gold - USA JUDO NATIONAL  JUNIOR  JUDO OLYMPICS CHAMPIONSHIPS(IJF-100)
  • BRONZE- PAN AMERICAN JUNIOR JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS (-100)                                  

2012

  • Gold - USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championships (IJF -100kg & Open)
  • Gold - New Jersey State Judo Championships (-100kg &  +100kg Senior)
  • Silver - USA JUDO NATIONAL JUNIOR JUDO OLYMPICS CHAMPIONSHIPS (-100Kg)
  • GOLD - USA JUDO NATIONAL JUNIOR JUDO OLYMPICS CHAMPIONSHIPS (OPEN)

2011

  • Gold - USA Judo Youth And Scholastic National Championships ( IJF, -100kg )
  • 5th Place USA Judo Senior Nationals (-100 kg )
  • Gold - USJA/USJF National Championships ( IJF,-100 kg)
  • GOLD - AM-CANS INTERNATIONAL JUDO CHALLENGE (JUNIOR AND SENIOR,-100kg)
  • Gold - USA JUDO NATIONAL JUNIOR OLYMPICS CHAMPIONSHIPS (IJF, -100kg )

 
2010:
 
  • Gold - Starrett Cup (Juvenile , 90kg)
  • Silver - Garden State Judo Classic (Senior , 90kg)
  • Gold - USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championships (Juvenile B, 90kg &IJF 90)
  • Gold - USJF/USJA Junior National Championships (Juvenile B, 90kg)
  • Silver - USJF/USJA Junior National Championships (IJF, 90kg)
  • Gold - USA Judo National Junior Olympic Championships (Juvenile B, 90kg)
  • Bronze - USA Judo National Junior Olympic Championships (IJF, 90kg)
  • Gold - USA Junior US Open Judo Championships (Juvenile B, 90kg)
  • Bronze - USA Junior US Open Judo Championships (IJF, 90kg)
  • Silver - PANAMERICAN JUNIOR JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS (Juvenile B, 90kg)
  • Gold - 44th Annual Invitational East Coast Judo Championships (Junior +190 & Senior, 90kg)
  • Gold - 44th Annual Invitational East Coast Judo Championships (Junior, +190)

2009:

  • Gold - USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championships (Juvenile B, 90kg)
  • Gold - USJF Junior National Championships (Juvenile B, 90kg)
  • Gold - Am-Can International Judo Challenge (Junior and Senior, 90kg)
  • Gold - New Jersey State Judo Championships (Junior and Senior, 90kg)