Since childhood, Jessa Khan has been very interested in MMA, Karate, Judo, and other combative sports. She started training in Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 8, which her dad used to teach her. His dad is also a black belt. At the suggestion of her father, she debuted in Jiu-Jitsu in 2009, when her first fight was fought in Hawaii.
She got a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 18, just two days before turning 19 years old. The belt was awarded by her coach, Guilherme Mendez. In June 2023, Jessa Khan became the world Jiu-Jitsu black belt champion in the Light Featherweight Division.
At just 21 years old, she has made her presence in many big Jiu-Jitsu tournaments and she has represented her country, Cambodia in many Jiu-Jitsu events and won medals for her country.
Jessa believes that Jiu-Jitsu is a male-dominated sport. She wants the involvement of women in the sport. After her retirement, she wants to train a group of girls and train them into Jiu-Jitsu so that they can represent Cambodia in Jiu-Jitsu tournaments.
Jessa Khan Age
Jessa Khan was born on October 8, 2001, in Texas, United States. She is now 21 years old.
Jessa Khan Weight
Jessa Khan weighs 108 pounds, which is equal to 49 kilograms. She fights in the featherweight division.
Jessa Khan Height
She is 5 feet tall, which is equal to 1.52 meters.
Jessa Khan Father
Jessa Khan’s father is a Cambodian-American, while her mother is a Mexican-American national. Her father’s name is Peter Khan, who was in the Navy and also a professional Jiu-Jitsu coach.
Jessa Khan’s father was in the Navy, so by seeing her father doing combat sports, she also developed an interest in combat sports. She was born in Texas. Her father used to transfer from one place to another. After she moved to California, she moved to Hawaii, where she started her career as a Jiu-Jitsu player.
Jessa Khan Record
Throughout her career in Jiu-Jitsu, Jessa Khan has maintained a win-to-lose ratio of (18-11-0). Out of her 18 wins, 10 came by submission, i.e. 56%, and 39% came by points, i.e. 7 wins, and only 1 win came by decision.
She has participated in many grappling tournaments like WNO, One Championship, IBJJF Championship, etc. Also, she has represented her country Cambodia in many international gaming tournaments.
At the age of 16, she won the gold medal in the Asia Games in Jiu-Jitsu, she was representing Cambodia.
To date, she has won 5 medals while representing Cambodia in Jiu-Jitsu tournaments like the Asian Games, South Asian Games, and European Championships. Out of 5 medals, 3 are gold, 1 is silver, and 1 is bronze.
On 6th May 2023, Jessa Khan won the gold medal in Jiu-Jitsu at the South East Asian (SEA) Games in Cambodia. She donated the winning prize of $1,000 at that event to the Cambodian Red Cross Society.
Recently, on June 6th, Jessa Khan has become the Black Belt World Champion in the Light Featherweight Division of the World Jiu-Jitsu Tournament 2023.
Jessa Khan ONE Championship
Jessa Khan made her ONE Championship debut on July 22 in Singapore. She had been scheduled to face Amanda Allequin in her debut match for the Atomic Submission Grappling event. That fight was canceled. After that, on November 18, 2022, she fought against Kaori Hernandez in ONE Championship, and she won that fight. Now, her next ONE Championship fight is against Danielle Kelly.
Jessa Khan Next Fight: Jessa Khan Vs Danielle Kelly
On September 29, 2023, Jessa Khan and Danielle Kelly are going to fight for the Title of Female Submission Grappling in the One Championship. One of them is going to be the first female champion in grappling.
However, this is not the first time Jessa and Daniell Kelly have fought with each other. Previously on February 26th, 2021, they had fought in Who’s Number One (WHO) grappling fight. Jessa won that fight by the unanimous decision.
In Grappling Fight, Danielle Kelly remained unbeaten in her last 4 matches, where 1 fight was a draw and she won 3 fights. However, Jessa Khan’s last few matches did not go well. She is on a winning streak of 1 by winning against Kaori Hernandez. Before that, she lost a grappling match in the WNO Championship against Amanda Alequin.
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Jessa Khan Net Worth
According to our reports, the net worth of Jessa Khan is between $1 million to $1.5 million. The majority of her wealth came from grappling tournaments and events. She has been fighting in grappling in events like ONE Championship, WHO Championship, and BJJ European Championship, etc. Also, she has won different medals and money while representing her country, Cambodia, in different national and international events like the Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games, and European Championships.
She also has a good fan following on her Instagram and TikTok, where she might charge $10,000 to $25,000 for promoting their brands on her social media accounts.
Jessa has not done only a few brand promotions. She is seen promoting the GRWM clothing brand through her TikTok account. She has also promoted Daydream Surf Shop, a shopping store through Instagram.
Jessa Khan Boyfriend
Jessa Khan has a boyfriend. His name is Zack Kaina. Jessa and Zack Kaina were friends and had strong affection since childhood. When Jessa started training for Jiu-Jitsu in Hawaii, Zach Kaina was also training there. They became good friends after that they started dating and they are a 21 years old couple. Zack is also a black belt in jiu-jitsu.
After becoming a Black Belt World champion, she thanked her boyfriend Jack in an Instagram post on June 9.
The couple has been dating for a long time. They can be seen congratulating each other and supporting each other in the bad times. They often can be seen posting pictures of their vacations on Instagram.
Jessa Khan Social Media
Jessa Khan has more than 100k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on her TikTok account. To date, she has posted more than 1000 posts on her Instagram where most of the posts are related to her fight. She has posted numerous pictures on her Instagram in which she can be seen in a bikini on her vacations. She is also very active on her TikTok where she posts videos and some advertisements.
|Jasamine Jada Khan
|21 Years Old
|108 pounds(49 kilograms)
|5 ft (1.52 meters)
|$1 to $1.5 Million (Expected)
|Source of Wealth
|Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments, Sponsorships