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Some teens sneak out to parties; JWong snuck across the country to compete in fighter games

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Justin "JWong" Wong is an American fighting game player — one of the best in America. “I started playing fighting games at my local arcade in New York when I was 10 years old — I wanted to become the best in the crew,” JWong says.

Now he lives in California and competes as one of the country’s top eSports players. When he’s not killing it on the competitive circuit, you can find him with his group of best buds — mostly people he met through gaming — talking strategy, playing at the arcade, or just relaxing. Though he’s known for fighter games, don’t be totally fooled by the avatar: JWong is a chill guy who likes to have a beer with his crew (but then also pull out some crazy moves when it’s game time).

This is JWong’s story as told by him and the friends who support his journey. We asked JWong how he feels about being a Bud Light All-Star:

Q: What is most important to you about being a Bud Light All-Star?

A: To me, being a Bud Light All-Star is very important because you wouldn’t think that someone would make it this far in playing games, but now I’m here just in a Bud Light mansion ... I’m really appreciative. People can’t really say that I’m wasting my time anymore.

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