Hanshi Jesse Paul Barnett, Jr
Shotokan Grandmaster, 7th Degree
Tae Kwon Do Master, 6th Degree
Shorin Ryu 2nd Degree Black Belt  

MERIDIAN, MISSISSIPPI   39301

Hanshi Barnett has been studying various martial arts for over 43 years, and believes that it is a lifetime journey. As a certified instructor and grandmaster, he lives by the Karate Creed, and was MKA State Champion in  2009, 2011, and 2013.

KARATE  CREED

I come to you with only
Karate
My empty hands
I have no weapons,
But should I Be forced to defend
Myself, my family, my principles or my honor,
If it should be a matter of life or death, right or wrong,
Here  is my Weapon
Karate
My empty hands