USA Boxing’s 2006 Athlete of the Year, 2007 Flyweight World Champion, 2007 World Amateur Boxing Champion.
He began training at age 6 and won his first amateur fight at age 8.
With 2004 and 2008 Olympic appearances, he became the first American boxer to fight in 2 Olympic Games in over 30 years.
He has siblings named Steven, Ortayga, and Antonio Warren.
He trained at the same gym where Junior Welterweight Champion Aaron Pryor trained in the 70's and 80's.