Tristan Garcia is from Burlington, Iowa. He attended West Burlington Junior High and High School. Tristan started wrestling in the 7th grade. He went on to be four time letter Winner, two time conference runner up, two time sectional runner up, & two time district qualifier. Tristan wrestled at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois for one year. All throughout his career, he battled injuries, which led to the end of his wrestling career. He is now looking forward to participating in the sport through coaching and motivating young athletes. He moved back to the area to attend Kirkwood College and has a goal of transferring to the University of Iowa to earn his degree in Business Management.