15 year UFC commentator Joe Rogan has been training in BJJ even longer than that. Initially under the tutelage of Jean Jacques Machado, Rogan achieved the level of brown belt before joining up with Eddie Bravo. He received his black belt in 10th Planet JJ from Eddie Bravo last night, and posted the following message on the UG.
“Thank you all, my UG brethren! I’ve been training since 96, and I’ve been a brown belt for 7 or 8 years now, so it really feels like a long term accomplishment to me, and I’m really motivated to get even better! It’s a real honor. I even cried a little ”