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Staff_WhitenhallMitchell started his martial arts training at the age of 7 under Master Cristian Nelson. When he was an advanced belt he enrolled in our Leadership program and worked his way up to the highest level of Leadership certification. He then entered the Assistant Instructor program and graduated with this full Instructor certification. He is now a 3rd Degree Black Belt and the co-Head Instructor at the Bloomingdale National Karate School.

At the young age of 16, Mitchell took college classes at Elgin Community College and did so well that he made it onto the President’s list. Mr. Whittenhall is also an accomplished theater actor and competes in Speech and Debate. In 2015 Mitchell was the National Champion runner up in Speech and Debate, and in the 2016 season he was a two time pre-qualifying Champion in the NCFCA!