Jethro Ssengonzi
Jethro Ssengonzi
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Green Hope
Position: Breast/Fly/IM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2018-19:

  • Two-time finalist at the America East Championships.
  • Earned bronze in the 100 fly with a time of 50.31 and seventh in the 200 breast with a time of 58.66, both personal bests.
  • Also finished ninth in the 200 breast in a time of 2:06.85.
  • At the Patriot Invitational, finished 20th in the 200 breast (2:12.93).
  • Placed seventh in the 100 breast against Towson and William and Mary.
  • At Navy, finished seventh in both the 100 and 200 breast.

2017-18: Posted personal-bests in three events at the America East Championships… Touched in with a time of 51.89 in the 100 fly… In the 200 breast, clocked in with a time of 2:09.85… Finished the 200 IM in a time of 1:55.07.

2016-17:  Competed in the CCSA Championships in the 100 fly, 200 fly, 100 breast, and the 200 IM… He completed season bests with 53.15, 1:56.27,1:00.35, and 1:57.50 in those events respectively.

Background: Earned Green Hope High School Men’s Swimming and Diving Spirit Award in his junior year and the Coaches Award in his senior year. Was a state championships qualifier for two years, while also helping his team win the East Regional Championships.In high school he was a leader for Green Hope’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

Personal: Son of Joy and Robert Ssengonzi… Has three siblings; Rebecca, Jesse, and Rachel… Majoring in mechanical engineering… Lists favorite food as gummy bears and favorite pro team as Arsenal FC, while also enjoying composing music.