Deron Carlis ~ personal trainer, boxing

I am 30 years old and was born and raised here in Kansas. I graduated in 2005 from Blue Valley West High School and went on to play football at Hutchinson cc and highland cc. After two years of college ball I enlisted in the army as an infantryman, doing my basic training at Fort Benning GA. After graduation from basic I was stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington state. Immediately after being assigned to my unit in May of 2009 I was deployed to Iraq in August of 2009 were I served a 13 months. In 2012 my contract with the army was up and I moved back home to Overland Park. After coming home, I begin training in MMA under LC Davis and Jason High at American Top Team HD as well as starting my career as a Personal Trainer. I worked as the head trainer at Title Boxing for 2 years and have been instructing striking and fitness classes at HD since I joined the gym in 2012. Currently I am a professional MMA fighter with my last fight being in Bellator.
Currently, I am a student at Mid America Nazarene majoring I Kinesiology. I joined Fitness Alliance in May of 2016 focusing on personal training, strength and conditioning, and Personal raining.