Korbin Dunkin is a versatile young athlete who plays football and competes in mixed martial arts.
Korbin Dunkin loves to compete. Dunkin, 7, can be found on the gridiron with the Plant City Dolphins or on the mat at Ares BJJ practicing jiu-jitsu and muay thai. He’s been playing sports for three years now and either trains or plays them seven days a week.
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How did you get started in each sport that you play now?
I watched some videos on how to do those sports.
Which is your favorite and why?
Football because I like to tackle people. I play safety, cornerback, middle linebacker and running back.
What’s the coolest thing you’ve done in each sport you play now?
In football, I scored a touchdown. And I had my first kickboxing match with Koa in muay thai.
You’re either training or playing in a game pretty much every day of the week. What do you like to do in your free time?
Which sports haven’t you played yet and really want to try one day?
You used to race dirt bikes, too. Do you still do that?
Not anymore. I didn’t like training anymore and it got tiring.
Where do you go to school?
What’s your favorite subject?
If you could be a pro in any sport, which would it be?
Which athletes do you look up to?
Tyreek Hill and Saquon Barkley.
What advice would you give to a kid who’s starting football or MMA for the first time?
To not cry.
Now that you’re nearing the end of the Dolphins’ regular season, what are your goals for the rest of this year in football?
To win the Superbowl.