Grandmaster Jae Kyu Lee
Grandmaster Jae Kyu Lee is the founder of J.K. Lee’s Black Belt Academy.
In 1991 Grandmaster Lee achieved the rank of Grandmaster as a 9th degree black belt, the highest rank attainable. In 1997 Grandmaster J.K. Lee was awarded the Top Master Instructor award by the South Korean Government. He has also been featured in publications such as the Tae Kwon Do Times and the Journal of Osteopathic Sports Medicine.
In addition to his many accolades as a Grandmaster in Martial Arts Grandmaster J.K. Lee has been very proactive in the greater community. Grandmaster J.K. Lee trained the U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Team, the Indiana University Basketball Team, and the Marquette Basketball Team. After the tragedy of September 11th Grandmaster J.K. Lee was involved in training flight attendants in self-defense.
Grandmaster J.K. Lee has also proactively worked to improve our community through his annual event – J.K. Lee’s Board Break-a-thon. Every year J.K. Lee hosts a Board Break-a-thon where students and community members raise money for The MACC Fund which provides funding for Cancer Care Research. Over $400,000 has been raised for Cancer Care Research through J.K. Lee’s Board Break-a-thon to date.