Adithya Vijayan was born December 14th, 2002 in Pune, India, moved to Connecticut and finally to Michigan when he was five years old. In 2011, at the age of eight, he began studying karate at FSDC. He earned his Black Belt December 17th, 2017. Adithya loves karate, attends 2-3 classes per week, helps out teaching, and competes in many tournaments. Karate has helped increase his self-confidence and introduced him to many new friends. He hopes to add many stripes to his Black Belt in the future. Outside of karate, Adithya likes playing the piano and the mridangam, building things, and playing soccer.