Professor Jay began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2006 under Master Leo Dalla. He quickly became hooked on the art and was soon training almost daily and competing when possible. Jay has competed in many local and international-level tournaments, including the Pan and World Masters, and eventually rose through the ranks to earn his black belt from Master Dalla in 2016. He is known for being technically proficient with his techniques, especially with the half-guard and deep half-guard. Jay is also recognized for his teaching ability, having taught for many years at local area BJJ schools.