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Jes Stephens
Jes Stephens

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
McDonough

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Birthdate:
01/27/1993



04/12/2013

Season Recap: 6 Boilers Earn H.M. All-America Recognition

Tucker breaks 100 free relay at Big Tens, competes in 5 events at national championship meet.

03/04/2013

Fourteen Score for Purdue Men at Big Ten Championships

Tucker breaks school school record in 100 free; Bissett, Cox & Kiel score in three events.

03/01/2013

200 Free Relay Team Posts A Cut Time on Day 3 of Big Tens

Four divers score for the second day in a row, Rogers exceeding 400 points.

01/12/2013

Purdue Posts New Pool Records in Dual Win at Michigan St.

Boilermakers win 13 of 16 events, post new season-best time in 400 free relay.

11/18/2012

Fogle Breaks 100 Breaststroke Mark, Women Take Team Lead

Blanco & Rogers win A finals on day two of Purdue Invitational.

02/24/2014

Big Ten Triple Duals

Big Ten Triple Duals at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

12/02/2013

Men's Swimming & Diving hosts Notre Dame

The Boilermakers host Notre Dame for dual meet action.

11/06/2013

Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

More photos from home opening meet

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Ray Lewis
In His MP3 Player: Logic
Last Concert Attended: Sweetlife Festival
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Favorite Month of the Year: January
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Cuisine: Mexican
Favorite Big City: Boise, Idaho
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Unique Travel Locale: The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong

2012-13: Stephens competed primarily in the 100 and 200 free... season-best time in the 200 free (1:38.35) from the Big Ten Championships ranked second on the team in 2012-13... qualified for the C final of the 200 free at Big Tens as Purdue's top performer in the event... also posted season-best times in the 50 (20.64) and 100 free (45.25) at Big Tens... won heat 1 of the prelims of the 100 back at the Purdue Invitational... also competed in all three freestyle sprints and helped his 200 free relay team win heat 2 at the Purdue Invite... was among the travel party for the Michigan State-Michigan road trip, recording a time of the 1:41.98 in the 200 free at Michigan State.

Before Purdue: Stephens was a four-year high school All-American for coach Scott Ward at McDonough High School in Owings Mills, Md.... Maryland state champion in the 100 backstroke as a sophomore... four-time Metro All-Conference performer... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials... accomplished golfer won the JV conference title as a freshman and helped the varsity team win conference titles as a sophomore and junior... placed fourth individually on the links at the conference tournament as a sophomore... golf team captain as a senior.

Personal: Full name is John Emory Stephens... born in Baltimore... parents are Murray and Patricia Stephens, who swam collegiately at Loyola of Maryland and George Washington, respectively... family also includes brothers Reilly and Henry and sister Kerry, who swims collegiately at the NAIA level at the Savannah College of Art and Design...majoring in business management.