Kids these Days! San Francisco’s Mission High School’s Out Gay Wrestler Jaime Loo

Mission High School's Jaime Loo. Via BAR

Jaime Loo attends Mission High School in San Francisco where he is captain of the wrestling team. He is also gay. Loo, 17, a transplant from Panama, has found a supportive environment in his new country, at his school and on his team. He credits his involvement in wrestling for giving him the strength to be himself. He says: “Wrestling has played a big role in my life…it gave me self-confidence. It made me more responsible for myself and for my body. The confidence level on how possible everything is has changed me.” Read sports writer Roger Brigham’s column on Loo in this week’s Bay Area Reporter.

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