Professor Xavier is a 4th degree Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt under the legendary Master Rickson Gracie. He is the only certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Professor in the Houston area recognized by the Academia Gracie de Jiu-Jitsu, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now known as Gracie Humaitá. His technical and teaching abilities have been recognized by the Gracie Family including the legendary Masters Rickson, Royler and Rolker Gracie. Professor Xavier has dedicated his life to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and has over 20 years of teaching experience with over 15 of those as a black belt.

Professor Xavier is also a world class competitor that represented the famous Gracie Humaitá competition team successfully in various prestigious events. Professor Xavier’s accolades as a competitor include Multiple-time Medalist at the World Championships or the “Mundials”, Pan-American Champion, 2x Brazilian National Champion and multiple-time Rio de Janeiro state champion.