Jun Lee Tae Kwon-Do

Jun Lee

Grandmaster Jun Lee Born into a prominent Tae Kwon-Do family in South Korea, Grandmaster Jun Lee continues the family legacy by dedicating his life to practicing and developing the art/sport of Tae Kwon-Do. Martial Arts World (the martial arts industry premier magazine) described Grandmaster Jun Lee as “a leader for the next generation”, “undeniably traditional”, “A great example of the new leadership emerging in the martial arts that combines the traditional values of the East with the modern innovations of the West” Tae Kwon Do News, published in Korea, highlighted Jun Lee as “a pioneer, a scholar, a passionate teacher and a skilled master”. He attended the University of Seoul before coming to America in 1982 and completed his academics at George Mason University majoring in Economics. In 1986, Grandmaster Jun Lee founded Black Belt World with the mission of propagating Tae Kwon-Do teaching worldwide.

  • Founder and President of Black Belt World
  • Founder of Black Belt World Global, A worldwide Tae Kwon-Do school Group
  • 8th Degree Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do (Kukkiwon)
  • Appointed as guest professor for the Department of Taekwondo at Woo Suk University in South Korea
  • Appointed as guest professor for the Department of Taekwondo at HanZhong University in South Korea
  • President of International Coalition of Good Health and Good Friends (ICG). A Global Martial Arts Community Service Group
  • Professor, California New Hope University, Graduate school of Special education with emphasis on Taekwondo
  • Former Editor-In-Chief of TAEKWONDO TIMES, a Worldwide magazine
  • Board Breaking World Record Holder (Broke 5,000 boards within 7 hours)
  • Selected as one of “Top Ten Martial Arts Masters in the USA” by the World Martial Arts Research Institute
  • The Capital of North Carolina, Raleigh, proclaimed Dec 2, 1997 as Grandmaster Jun Lee Day
  • “Light of Life Award” for outstanding public service by State of North Carolina
  • Featured on the front cover of Taekwondo Times magazine
  • Featured on the front cover of Martial Arts World magazine
  • Founded the “Black Belt World College Scholarship” a non-profit organization
  • Former Meredith College Adjunct professor
  • Duke University Tae Kwon Do Team coach-The 32nd National Collegiate Championship
  • Certified International Referee (By Kukkiwon)
  • Chosen as one of 55 model educators in the USA by the book Teachers
  • 1- Available at: Amazon.com: Teachers A Tribute to the Enlightened, the Exceptional, the Extraordinary

Community Service

  • 2011 Democratic Party Endorsed Mayoral Candidate for the Town of Knightdale
  • 2012 President of Knightdale Chamber of Commerce
  • 2009-2013 Chairman of the Community Advisory Committee for the Wake County East