Morgan began training under 7th degree Red / Black Belt Master Pedro Sauer in 1995 at age 15. He received all of his belts under Master Sauer, including his black belt in October 2015 (lineage: Helio Gracie – Rickson Gracie – Pedro Sauer – Morgan Perkins), and is the only Pedro Sauer certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in Asia. In 2005, Morgan graduated from University of Utah in 2005 and moved to Thailand in 2006. Morgan was one of the earliest instructors in the Bangkok BJJ scene and began teaching in Bangkok in 2006. He teaches both the traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu self-defense curriculum and modern sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.