Ranked first in the nation as of June, 30th, 2021 at 138 pounds, Jesse Mendez will be set to compete at the Who's Number One event in Dallas, TX September 2021. Mendez is no stranger to Who's Number One, competing there in 2020 knocking off Jordan Williams 3-2. Mendez has had a very successful career to get him to this point. Mendez was a three time Indiana middle school state champion winning titles in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Mendez began his high school career in the 2018-2019 season going 42-0 en route to his first state title at 126 pounds. In that offseason, Mendez won the UWW cadet nationals to make the Cadet world team at 60 kg.
Nic Bouzakis vs Jesse Mendez Full Best Of Three Scoring Highlight
Jun 5, 2022
Future Ohio State teammates Nic Bouzakis and Jesse Mendez put it all in the line in this epic three-match series for the 61 kg Junior World Team spot.