“Some people were born to lead. Jarren Barboza was born to ride. - The art of BMX riding was like a new frontier that became popularized decades ago and, in recent years, have seen a resurgence thanks to Professionals like Nigel Sylvester and even Pharrell Williams. Now the future belongs to rising newcomer Jarren Barboza.” – Bleu Magazine
Jarren Barboza is an American Professional BMX Athlete, Actor, and Content Creator from New Bedford, Massachusetts. After graduating from New Bedford High School at the age of 16-years-old, Barboza eagerly moved to California to pursue his passion for BMX. As a result of dedicating every moment to his craft, he began making a name for himself on the streets of Los Angeles through his high flying ability and effortless technical style, which gained him recognition from industry leaders, media, and brands. Jarren parlayed his momentum into an opportunity that turned him professional at the young age of 20 years old. His unprecedented rise has landed him key brand partnerships, several television roles, and significant features in national TV campaigns. Today he is considered one of the premier athletes in the BMX industry. He has turned his passion for bike riding into a career and growing movement within youth culture. Barboza has worked alongside A-List talent such as Zach Galifianakis, Issa Rae, Tyler The Creator & Jennifer Lopez. Needless to say – he doesn't plan on slowing down any time soon.