She is the granddaughter of Robson Gracie, who is the second son of BJJ founder Carlos Gracie (senior).
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She brushed away the family’s advice and continued dedicating her life to jiu jitsu, proving in the process she was a hard nosed Gracie family member (much like her ancestors).
As she grew up to her pre-teens, she intentionally changed her approach to BJJ and started taking regular classes (around the age of 11).
Her competition days began when she reached her yellow belt, this drive for competition was fully supported by her family, yet as she reached her blue belt in her teens, some of the conservative views of her family came to light.
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