Jay has been competing as a powerlifter since 2013 in the 82.5kg/181lb weight class. At his first competition, in May 2013, he successfully completed lifts of a 385lb squat, a 336lb bench press and a 429lb deadlift for an 1151lb total. Since then, his best lifts to date are a 530lb squat, a 415lb bench press and a 512lb deadlift with a 1445lb total in the 82.5kg/181lb weight class. Jay competed at the 2016 APF Michigan Fall Open in the 75kg/165lb weight class. He successfully completed lifts of a 479lb squat, a 352lb bench press and a 490lb deadlift with a 1322lb total in the 75kg/165lb weight class. Jay qualified for the 2016 XPC Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio and has also won two overall best lifter awards. Jay will be competing at AAPF Nationals in Chicago in April 2017 and plans on breaking a “Classic Raw AWPC World Record”. Jay also hopes to compete at the AWPC World Championships in Chicago in Aug/Sept 2017.