Jeremiah Soileau

Standing proud with his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, Lake Jackson’s Jeremiah Soileau shows it off after years of sticking with it, despite obstacles standing in the way.

LAKE JACKSON — Growing up an avid fan of martial arts, Jeremiah Soileau realized his dream of obtaining a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu through a 15-year journey.

Soileau was presented his black belt March 14 by Pablo Silva from the Pablo Silva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school in Houston.

Joel Luna is sports editor for The Facts. Contact him at 979-237-0160 or at

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