Johana Harewood-Pope

An Eight-Year-Old’s Journey to Becoming a National Judo Champion  

Two years ago, eight-year-old Johana Harewood-Pope became a student of judo and jujitsu kai, now, she is the best judo competitor in her division in the entire country, after winning the 2018 Winter Nationals in December! Recently, the Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with young athlete and her father, Dr. Blaine Pope, to discuss the Judo Winter National Tournament and her plans for the New Year.