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Dustin’s Dojo was a comedy karate duo from Season 9 of America's Got Talent, they were eliminated in Judgment Week. They returned as a trio for America's Got Talent: All-Stars where they were eliminated in the Preliminaries.


Dustin is a black belt in karate. He learned to be a karate expert in 6th Grade at Roger Bakers Taekwondo and Pizza in Pensacola, Florida. He then moved to Fountain County, Indiana. He now makes karate videos to teach other people how to fight off attackers because attackers can be anywhere, especially in the city.

Dustin's karate partner, Terry, is his student. The two men met as children, when neither of them had very many friends. Dustin aspires to be a karate instructor to teach his students to defend themselves from attackers and to star in karate movies.


Dustin’s Dojo audition consisted of breaking boards, breaking a record for the most full-extension punches thrown in 60 seconds before Terry throws salt into Dustin’s eyes. Heidi Klum and Mel B buzzed the Act. Howard Stern and Howie Mandel voted ‘Yes’, Heidi Klum and Mel B voted ‘No’ eliminating them from the competition. Howard then proceeded to press his Golden Buzzer, therefore ignoring the other judge’s votes and sending the duo to Judgement Week.

Judgment Week[]

Dustin's Dojo was sorted into the "Variety Acts" category in Judgment Week. The act's performance in Episode 908 consisted of hitting fruit hanging from poles (because they swing like attackers do), Dustin knocking Terry out with a nunchuks, and Terry being dragged off the stage by Dustin and Nick Cannon. Dustin's Dojo's performance was not strong enough for the judges to send it to the Quarterfinals, eliminating it from the competition that same episode.

All-Stars Preliminary[]

Dustin's Dojo's Preliminary performance in Episode AS03 consisted of performing a comedic karate exhibition set to Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out for a Hero". Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell buzzed the act, but Howie Mandel gave them a standing ovation. They did not receive enough votes from the Superfans to enter the Top 3 of the night, eliminating them from the competition.


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