The People of IJEF
Executive Director – Sue Bentley
Founder/Board President – Professor Erik Klinger (Black Belt)
Board of Directors Vice President – Professor Ishmael Bentley (Black Belt)
Professor Ishmael Bentley is originally from Kentucky where he grew up Boxing and learning Karate. In 1999, he discovered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has never looked back. From 2000-2006, he dedicated to training BJJ 6 days per week (twice a day). In 2006, he earned his black belt.
Please checkout an interview featuring IJEF’s influence on Prof. Bentley