Dean Farris
Dean Farris
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Paideia School
Position: Freestyle/Backstroke
House Affiliation: Quincy

Freshman 2016-17
Earned NCAA first team All-America with a fourth-place finish in the 200 free (1:32.25) and honorable mention All-America in both the 200 back (14th; 1:40.89) and as second leg of 800 free relay team (14th; 6:17.26) at NCAA Championships … Phil Moriarty High Point Swimmer of the Meet for 2017 Ivy League Championships … First team All-Ivy in the 100 free (42.06), 200 free (1:31.56), 100 back (45.38) and four relay teams … Broke four Ivy League Championship records (two individual and two relays); eight Harvard team records (four individual and four relays); and six Blodgett Pool records (three individual and three relays) … Named The Crimson’s Male Rookie of the Year for all sports.

Before Harvard
2016 Olympic Trials qualifier in four events … Seven-time NISCA Automatic All-American … Two-time Georgia High School Swim Coaches Association Boys All-State first team (2015-16) … Two-time champion at the 2016 NCSA Junior Nationals (100m free & 100m backstroke) … Was the 2015 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals East Male High Point Champion … Two-time Georgia High School State Swimming Champion … Holds eight Paideia school records … Outstanding Male Athlete at Paideia … Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Year for Boy’s Swimming … NISCA Academic All-American ... USA Swimming Academic All-American ... Photography and golf interest.