Kai Beckstrand Biography
Kai Beckstrand is a young and talented athlete and reality TV star who is widely known for competing in NBC’s American Ninja Warrior Jr. He is one of the youngest contestants to ever complete a city finals course and qualify for the national finals. Beckstrand competes in American Ninja Warrior season 15.
Kai Beckstrand Age | Birthday
Born on November 12, 2005, Beckstrand is 17 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of November each year.
Kai Beckstrand Parents
Beckstrand was born in St. George, Utah to his parents; Brian Beckstrand (father) and Mindi Beckstrand (mother). His parents are supportive of his ninja career and often accompany him to competitions and events. Kai’s parents run a ninja gym called The Grip in St. George, where they train other aspiring ninjas of all ages and levels. Moreover, Beckstrand has three siblings: Kaden, Kya, and Krew, who are also into ninja sports.
Kai Beckstrand Height
Beckstrand stands at a height measurement of 5 feet 8 inches.
Kai Beckstrand Mohawk
Beckstrand is known for his mohawk hair style. Throughout the competitions of American Ninja Warrior, he has rocked a mohawk.
Kai Beckstrand Diabetes
Beckstrand was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2018. However, the diagnosis has not stopped Beckstrand from being a ninja warrior.
Kai Beckstrand High School
Beckstrand is a senior at Desert Hills High School in St. George. He is an excellent student who maintains a 4.0 GPA and takes advanced classes. Beckstrand is also involved in extracurricular activities such as choir, drama, and student council. The ninja warrior plans to attend college after graduating from high school and pursue a degree in engineering or business.
Kai Beckstrand American Ninja Warrior
Beckstrand made his debut on “American Ninja Warrior” in season 11, when he was only 13 years old. He impressed everyone with his skills and speed, becoming the youngest person to ever hit a buzzer on the show. He returned in season 13, where he continued to excel and make history. Beckstrand completed the city finals course in both seasons, earning a spot in the national finals in Las Vegas. He also won the Power Tower twice, earning himself safety passes that allowed him to skip stages in the finals.
Moreover, Beckstrand returned to compete in “American Ninja Warrior” season 15, which premiered June 5, 2023, on NBC. He has already won the mega wall challenge, earning him $10,000, and qualifying for the semi finals of American Ninja Warrior season 15.
Catch new episodes of “American Ninja Warrior” on Mondays at 8 pm ET on NBC.
American Ninja Warrior Season 15 Contestants
The other contestants of season 15 of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior are:
- Jera Boyd
- Jaelyn Bennett
- Cailin Jewell
- Sandy Zimmerman
- Ramcis Valdez
- Taylor Johnson
- Daniel Gil
Kai Beckstrand Net worth
Beckstrand has an estimated net worth of $100K-$500K. He is a Ninja warrior and reality tv star. He competed in “American Ninja Warrior Jr” and “American Ninja Warrior” season 15.
Kai is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @kai_mohawk_ninja with over 5,500 followers as of June 2023.