For the last 10 years, Steve Preza Jr. has competed in the NPC. For the last three years, I’ve been competing internationally. I’ve been in the Navy Reserve for eight years. I quit my job as a Corrections Officer for the State of Hawaii when I got out of the Navy and focused more on bodybuilding. My objective is to represent Hawaii and my Filipino heritage in a worldwide bodybuilding competition. I’d like to be an IFBB Professional one day to represent all Filipino bodybuilders.
Steve Preza Jr. is a 35-year-old bodybuilder living in Honolulu, Hawaii. My grandparents immigrated from Ilocos, Philippines to Hawaii. I was raised in Hawaii, where my grandparents lived.
I have been competing nationally for 3 years, starting just recently. Steve Preza Jr. has been competing in the NPC for 10 years. I have been in the Navy Reserve for eight years. I focused on bodybuilding after I got out of the Navy. I worked as a Corrections Officer for the State of Hawaii for eight years. I want to participate in the national bodybuilding scene in the United States to represent Hawaii and my Filipino heritage. As an IFBB Professional, I would like to represent all Filipino bodybuilders around the world.
Originally published in the 2009 September Printed Issue of Ironpinoy Magazine.