One-time NCAA Championships qualifier ... Two-time All-American (two individual) ... Three-time All-American honorable mention (one individual, two relay).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
An All-American honoree in the 1000 free and 1650 free, placing fifth in both events at the NCAA National Championships ... All-American honorable mention in the 400 medley relay, 500 free and 800 free relay.
Competed for Sierra Marlins Swim Team from 2003-13.
A 2013 graduate of Vista del Lago High School in Folsom.
Born Dec. 12, 1994 in Sacramento … Parents are Shahin and Carrie Pourvahidi … Has two older sisters named Amanda and Margot … A biochemistry and cell biology major at Sixth College … Making it to the NCAA National Championships and placing fifth in the 1000 and 1650 free as his most memorable moment to date … Enjoys playing guitar and soccer … Roots for the San Francisco 49ers … Favorite athlete is Mesut Ozil … Favorite movie is Step Brothers … Loves pizza … Listens to Marron 5 ... Lists parents as greatest influence … Is half Iranian.