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Jack Leiv

Jack Leiv

Screenwriter/Producer | ‘The Karate Yid’

Jack Leiv's the name. But back in the day, you might have known the martial artist by his alias —'The Karate Yid.'

“Way back before booty ruled the world," he says, "my tuchas was plastered on flyers all over the U of I campus, advertising my new accredited club activity — the Japan Karate Association of Champaign. 

“We practiced at Freer Gym, and I gauged how well our more popular sports teams were doing by the turnout of my dojo rats for class.”