Jared Simpson
Jared Simpson
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Waubonsie Valley
Position: Freestyle/Backstroke

Freshman - 2018-19
Recorded the team's second-fastest 200 breast (1:59.00) at the Ivy League Championships ... Finished the season with Harvard's third-best 100 back (48.87) and 200 back (1:46.48), both accomplished at the Ivy League Championships ... Turned in the team's seventh-best 100 breast performance of the year (58.76) at Georgia ... Completed the 200 IM in 1:57.02 at Bryant ... Logged a time of 4:08.95 in the 400 IM vs. Columbia ... Swam the second leg of Harvard's third-best 200 medley relay of the season (1:30.48) ... Competed on various 400 medley relay teams.

Before Harvard
Four-year varsity swimmer at Waubonsie Valley … Seven-time Illinois state finalist … Two-time Illinois All-State selection … Three-time All-Conference … Two-time state conference champion …. Two-time Waubonsie Valley team MVP … Holds three Waubonsie Valley school records … Swam in the IHSA state swimming championships as a member of the 200 medley relay … Finished second in the 50 freestyle at NCSA Junior National Time Trials with a personal-best time of 21.66 … 11-year member of the Fox Valley Swim Team … National Merit Finalist … Summa Cum Laude … Three-time Academic All-Conference … Enjoys basketball and video games … Son of David and Laura Simpson.