Lana Hunter, a Black belt of Ocean County Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, has been an integral part of Girls in Gis (GIG) and it’s growth. She began her Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) journey eight years ago. When she isn’t wearing a gi she is a psychologist for the geriatric population. Most of her days in nursing homes with the elderly helping them cope with various problems like depression, anxiety, and end of life issues. She originally started training because she was interested in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). She says she quickly fell in love with BJJ and gave up the idea of MMA pretty early and became very involved with training and competing in BJJ.