|High School:||Bellaire Senior High School|
2011-2012 (Sophomore): 200-yard freestyle: Best finish in the event was against UMass, fourth with a time of 1:45.09… Fastest time was 1:42.72 in a 14th-place finish at HYP… 100-yard freestyle: Best finish in the event was against UMass, fourth with a time of 48.38… Fastest time was 47.41 in a 14th-place finish at HYP… 100-yard breaststroke: Best finish in the event was against Brown, fourth with a time of 59.71… Finished 13th at HYP with a time of 1:00.37.
Before Yale: Earned four varsity letters and was named Academic All-American at Bellaire... All-State in the 400-yard freestyle relay as a senior... Set district record with 400-yard relay team... 100-yard freestyle District Champion as a senior... Most Outstanding Senior Young Man at Bellaire... National Merit Finalist... U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Finalist... Member of District Champion team as junior and senior.
Personal: Researcher in the Herzon Lab Group which works in synthetic organic chemistry... Enjoys snowboarding... Member of Berkeley College... Majoring in chemistry.
Why Yale: "Yale has great people and a science department that is just beginning to flourish. There are lots of opportunities here for undergraduates to participate in advanced, interesting research."