Kevin Ong
Year: First-Year
Hometown: Singapore
High School: Anglo-Chinese School
Position: Freestyle

Before Harvard
Four-time Singapore National Swimming Team captain, competing at the Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championships (2013, 2015) and the Association for Southeast Asian Nations Schools Games (2014, 2016) … Three-time Anglo-Chinese School team captain (2012, 2014, 2016) … Competed for Swimfast Aquatic Club (2013-17) and Aquatech Swimming Club (2017-19), and at the Singapore Swimming National Training Centre (2015, 2017) … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2016 and 2017 … Represented Singapore at the FINA Swimming World Cup, earning a bronze in 2014 and nine other top-10 finishes over five years, and at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships … Earned a gold at the 2015 Asian Age Group Swimming Championships and a bronze in 2011 … Collected two gold medals, one silver and two bronze, along with three team titles (2013, 2014, 2015), at the Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championships … Took home two gold, one silver and three bronze medals at the Association for Southeast Asian Nations Schools Games … Turned in an all-time top-100 time in USA Swimming history in the 100-meter back and 50-meter free in 2013 … Competed at the Singapore National Schools Swimming Championships where he broke five records, collected 17 gold medals and five team titles between 2011-16 … Set two U-14 national records and gathered three golds, six silvers and 16 bronzes from 2012-17 at the Singapore National Swimming Championships … Achieved an International Baccalaureate perfect score in 2016 … Earned the Dean’s List Award for Economics and Physics (2015) and the Young Defense Scientists Program Academic Award for Physics from the Singapore Defense Science and Technology Agency (2014) … Named the top student at Anglo-Chinese School for English Language and Literature (2016), History (2014), Physics (2013) and Mathematics (2011) … Was the School Model United Nations Conference Editor-in-Chief at Anglo-Chinese School … Was the Student Council President from 2015-16 … Served as chairman for “Busking for Change,” raising over $17,000 for mental health awareness … Was a coach for special-needs athletes at Special Olympics Singapore (2013-18) … Field Reconnaissance Platoon Leader for the 11th C4I Battalion of the Singapore Army … Son of Ong Tek Khoan and Tan Yew Khuan.