Follow along as Kenny Kim travels around the world looking for adventure, great food, and incredible stories of redemption.

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Episode 4

Birmingham, AL

Kenny visits Birmingham to meet a the 73 Year Old Jiu Jitsu Grandma.

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Kenny Kim

Kenny Kim is a seasoned and multifaceted Martial Artist who began his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey over two decades ago, earning him a Black Belt under Gracie Jiu Jitsu Master and Muay Thai Kickboxer Eddie Camden. Kenny resides in Marietta, Georgia with his wife and 4 year old son where he Owns and Operates the Kenny Kim BJJ Academy: a Premier Fitness and Self Defense Center that services all ages with Cutting Edge Facilities and a Family Friendly Atmosphere. Jiu Jitsu has helped shaped His Life and Mission; to date, Kenny Travels the World in order to inspire others and Share the thousands of success stories made on the very same mats that carved his journey.


Why Mat Made®?

Kenny has traveled the world teaching and competing in Jiu Jitsu. As he was traveling he heard hundreds of incredible stories of how Jiu Jitsu had radically transformed people's lives. Stories of people who had overcome PTSD, Suicidal thoughts, depression and more. As Kenny would listen he would think to himself, "I wish I had a camera, so I could share these stories with the world".... And so, Mat Made® was born.

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