Dean Swimmer
 Dean Swimmer
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Morant Bay, Jamaica

High School:
Morant Bay

Height:
6-1

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
06/16/1989


At Utah Valley University ...
SOPHOMORE ~ (2011): (INDOOR) Finished third in the long jump (6.70m) a the BYU Invitational; fourth (6.86m) at the Snake River Open, and fifth in the triple jump (12.63m) at the BYU Invitational (OUTDOOR) Was a redshirt.

FRESHMAN ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Won the long jump at the GWC Indoor Championships at USD with a jump of 6.96m or 22'-10" and placed fourth in the triple jump with 13.50m or 44'-03.50" ... was UVU's top performer in the long jump (7.08m) and triple jump (14.07m) on the indoor season ... also had a season best in the 60m dash of 7.15 ... (OUTDOOR) placed second in the long jump at the GWC Outdoor Championships in Yankton, S.D. with a jump of 6.93m or 22'-09" and third in the triple jump (13.21m or 43'-04.25") as he helped his team repeat as conference champions ... UVU's top performer in the long jump (7.11m) and triple jump (13.22m) on the outdoor year ... also posted top times of 11.11 in the 100m, 22.96 in the 200m, and 59.09 in the 400m hurdles on the year.

Before Utah Valley: Prepped at Morant Bay High School in Jamaica ... placed second in the National High School Athletics Championships in 2008 in the Long jump (7.26m) and third in the Heptathlon ... consistently in the Top-three ranking in the Nation in long jump in 2008 ... at the Eastern Athletics Championships took first in the long jump and high jump and third in the 200m and was the Boys Overall Champion ... his high school team was consistently Top 15 in the Nation.

Personal: Graduated from Morant Bay High with a 3.2 GPA ... a Honor Roll student ... Student Body President in 2007 and was on the debating society ... also in community involvement as he participated in Youth Parliament Representative, Local & National Parish Council Representative, and Diaspora Conference Rep. ... expected major at UVU is Human Development ... enjoys reading ... also recruited by Iowa, North Carolina, USF, University of West Indies, and Johnson C. Smith ... chose UVU because of the great atmosphere, small class size, and excellent coaches ... parents are Leon Swimmer and Millicent Grant.