here Shannen Park is a dynamic business owner, martial arts instructor, former Miss Chinatown, loving wife, mother two & American Ninja Warrior. Growing up in an underprivileged neighborhood of South Sacramento, Shannen’s parents signed her up for Taekwondo lessons where she learned to defend herself against bullies.
Obtaining a 2nd degree blackbelt, she gained confidence performing for a wide variety of audiences at martial arts and community events. After graduating from CSUS with a degree in Communication Studies, Shannen started a family and launched a few successful businesses, including Rivers Edge Cafe. Shannen is passionate about giving back to the community and sharing her appreciation for Asian arts and culture.