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Happy Birthday, Professor Fernando Valdes!

oin us in wishing Professor Fernando Valdes a Happy Birthday today!

Fernando has been training since 2004, and this December celebrates the 7th anniversary of his Black Belt promotion. He is Crosley Gracie Jiu-Jitsu's 4th Black Belt.

Professor Fernando teaches the Adult Intermediate classes on Monday and Friday nights and can typically be seen training on Tuesday and Thursday at the Adult Advanced classes.

Fernando's passion for teaching has taken him beyond the Jiu-Jitsu mat, as since earning his black belt, he took on a career as an elementary school teacher for the Brentwood Unified School District.

Lifelong wishes of good health, peace, and happiness, Professor! Enjoy your day!