Richard Rangel 


- Owner/Head Jiu Jitsu Instructor



Richard Rangel is a 2nd degree black belt and the owner/head instructor at the Hillsboro academy. Richard received his black belt from Professor Michael Chapman in April of 2013 and had already been teaching the art of Jiu Jitsu as a purple belt since 2009. Since then, Richard has taught Jiu Jitsu and athletic conditioning at Portland Community College, Rock Creek and Sylvania campuses, as well as both Impact Beaverton and Impact Clackamas academies. Richard also has a degree in the exercise and fitness industry and has enjoyed the competition side of Jiu Jitsu as well as the practical self-defense aspect. His hobbies include kickboxing, hiking, running, travelling the world, and geeking out on Jiu Jitsu videos.



- Started training in 2001

- Jiu Jitsu black belt in April 2013







David Rittel


- Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Adults



David Rittel began his BJJ journey on the east coast in November 2007 at Berks County BJJ in PA.  In June 2016, he made a big move to the Silicon Forest to take advantage of an engineering opportunity.  Shortly thereafter, he continued his BJJ journey at Impact Jiu Jitsu Hillsboro, training under Richard Rangel.  In October 2020, he earned his black belt from Richard Rangel, after thirteen years of consistent training.

David was drawn to BJJ to learn self-defense but found the constant physical and intellectual challenge that it offered to be fascinating.  Making a personal commitment to the art led to several supporting interests, such as strength & conditioning and nutrition.  His other passions include grilling food, strength & conditioning workouts, and studying topics in finance and investing. 


- Started training November 2007

- Black belt in October 2020







Marques Daniels


- Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Adults

- Kickboxing and MMA



Marques Daniels is a BJJ black belt and professional MMA fighter. He received his black belt from Professor Richard Rangel in October 2020. Marques has been training in the combative arts for over 25 years. He started fighting MMA as an amateur in 2007 with the FCFF and went on to win the FCFF lightweight belt in 2008. Shortly, after he became a Professional fighter and quickly realized the need to develop a stronger Jiu Jitsu game. In 2009 he started his Jiu Jitsu journey. 

In 2010 he was able to continue training Jiu Jitsu while serving in the Army with specialized units all over the United States and abroad. In 2018 he left the Army and moved back to Beaverton, OR to raise his family. 
Outside of Jiu Jitsu he enjoys parenting, reading, training for life, and helping people reach their greatest potential, all while having a fun time. 
🤙🏾 Let’s Goooo!!!
- BJJ Blackbelt
- CMTC/ SOCP instructor 

- Black belt in October 2020







 Nathan Bonilla



- Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Adults and Youths



Nathan Bonilla started studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2012 under Richard Rangel at PCC Rock Creek Campus. His favorite thing about Jiu Jitsu is that it exercises the mind and body simultaneously, making it a fun way to exercise and keep the mind sharp. Aside from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, he has an academic background in Psychology. Above all Nathan’s goal as an instructor is to make sure that every student realizes their true potential, developing meaningful characteristics which empowers students on and off the mats. When Nathan is not practicing Jiu Jitsu, he is most likely hiking, camping, star gazing, or going on photography trips. 


- Started training in 2012

- Brown belt in April 2021






 Anna Dempster



- Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Adults and Youths



Anna Dempster is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown, and an MMA fighter. She has been training and

competing in martial arts since 2013, after competing in collegiate softball. Anna is most drawn

to the competitive aspect of BJJ and MMA, and helping people tap into their potential.

She is very passionate about helping people empower themselves, and loves to see the positive

effect of the growth and empowerment they gain through training, on and off the mats.

Anna has a background in Emergency Medicine, and outside of the academy enjoys traveling

the world, rollerblading, camping, and hanging out with her doggos. 


- Started training in 2013

- Brown belt in April 2022






 Vernon Tionquiao



- Assistant Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Youth Program



Vernon Tionquiao is a BJJ blue belt and began his Jiu Jitsu journey in October 2019 under Richard Rangel at the Impact Hillsboro Academy. He has been a lifelong martial arts fan and has wanted to train long before he stepped onto the mats. His timing ended up being perfect, as he was able to begin his journey at the same time as his wife and two kids (at the time aged 6 and 8). Vernon has his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy. He now works as an occupational therapist across the lifespan but spends most of his time in pediatrics. He is passionate about the importance of lifelong learning, growth, and challenge. Vernon loves the deep parallels of Jiu Jitsu, and the art of living life. In addition to training BJJ, you can find Vernon trying to improve his striking game. Outside of the gym he’s out adventuring with his family in their VW van, being outdoors, camping, and snowboarding. 


Started training October 2019

Blue belt in April 2021






 MJ Tionquiao



- Assistant Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Youth Program



MJ Tionquiao is a blue belt and began her Jiu Jitsu journey in October 2019 with her family.  Her husband, daughter and son love to train and continue to learn under Richard Rangel and his dedicated and knowledgeable team.  She loves the physicality of the art and the way it wakes up your mind.  As a female she is proud to be a model to the younger girls who are training in BJJ.  Along with coaching Jiu Jitsu MJ has been teaching in the elementary school setting for 14 years.  She feels at home with the kids and loves to see them learn and grow.  Outside of BJJ she loves to be out in nature, traveling and being anywhere with her family.  For MJ, training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is training for life. 


- Started training October 2019

- Blue belt in April 2021





 Carlos Pasay



- Assistant Jiu Jitsu Instructor, Youth Program



Carlos is a Jiu Jitsu purple belt and has been practicing combat sports since 2005 when he studies Greco Roman wrestling and Judo. While enlisted in the Marine Corps from 2007 - 2011 he dove into Jiu Jitsu and has been training consistently since. After moving to Oregon in 2012, Carlos eventually made it to Hillsboro and made a home at Impact Jiu Jitsu Hillsboro. Carlos is currently studying Business Finance and will graduate in 2023. His hobbies are cooking and listening to music from the best era of all time... 80's Music. 



- Started training 2012

- Purple belt in April 2021