picture of Roman Bravo-Young

As a prep, Bravo - Young went 182-0 and was a four time state champion for Sunnyside high school. Bravo-Young won a U.S. Cadet championship and was a member of the cadet world team in 2016. Bravo - Young came to Penn State in 2018 and was inserted into the starting line up on day one. As a true freshman, Bravo - Young posted an overall record of 25-7 placing third at the Southern Scuffle and fifth at the Big 10 championships. Bravo-Young posted key victories over the year such as wins over Ohio States Luke Pletcher, and Arizona States Ryan Millhof.


RBY: Straight Outta Tucson

Jan 31, 2023

Roman Bravo-Young is a 2x NCAA Champion for the most dominant force in college wrestling in the 21st century. Penn State.

But his road here has been hasn't been easy.

As a child in the tough town of South Tucson, AZ his upbringing was less than ideal. He bounced around and lived with different people as he was growing up.

From a young age RBY was trained hard by his grandpa. And over the years that hard work payed off. 

While the environment around him was loud and chaotic, Roman remained calm, kept his eyes open and his mouth shut, and avoided the pitfalls of those before him.

Now, with the right guidance, Roman has gone on to became the first person in his family to go to college and eventually graduating from Penn State as he chases his third straight NCAA title.