If you sit down with Maksim Grinberg, he will gladly tell you his story, including his past, and his dreams for the future. After learning about his journey from the USSR to the United States to learning a new language to becoming a husband and a father to attending a community college then Stony Brook then leaving it all behind to be the man he thought he should be for his family, you will see just how strong Maksim Grinberg is mentally.
He harnesses this mental strength to rise to levels that some only dream about. Maksim Grinberg is known throughout the martial arts community, the Jewish community, the Russian immigrant community, the local Brooklyn community and several others for his level of dedication and charity. Maksim Grinberg is one to always lend a helping hand to those in need, whether it be a chabad or a stranger hungry on the street.