Kenn Glenn

Kenn Glenn is the youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor at the Cellar Gym. Kenn started training in 2011 and is currently a 2-stripe brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Mauricio Carra.  Kenn is an avid competitor and travels all over the country to compete in Jiu Jitsu tournaments, Mixed Martial Arts and boxing. Kenn has won multiple medals at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation including three 1st place finishes. Kenn also has nearly 20 professional fights in MMA and boxing combined.

Kenn served in the Army for 12 years, with deployments overseas and he is currently a firefighter with the Minneapolis Fire Department. Kenn, “I have a beautiful wife and two of the best kids ever, and another one on the way!!! I love teaching because I love serving others. I’ve spent most of my life serving others and there is no greater reward in my humble opinion. I’m convinced I’m alive to serve others. So, it is a pleasure to be able to teach young kids through the lens view of my life experiences. I think we all benefit from a different perspective. That’s what I try and bring to the table. I want to help the kids be better in life first, Jiu Jitsu second.”

Teaching Style: Kenn would describe his teaching style as high energy and disciplined.

Quote: “We’re not the Cause, We’re the Effect”

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