One-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2017) .. One All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17
All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay) ... Alternate for NCAA Championships in 200 breast (2:00.26) ... Made first trip to NCAA meet as relay swimmer as breaststroke leg of medley relays ... Second leg of 16th-place (1:29.93) 200 medley relay on first night of NCAA Championships (3/8) for All-America honorable mention ... Competed in all seven meets, including first PCSC Championships ... Made college debut in opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/29) ... Third in 100 breast (55.20) at first A3 Performance Invitational (11/18) ... Through A3 Invite, already top-five in UCSD record book in both breast distances.
Swam for Trident Swim Club (2012-15) and La Mirada Armada (2015-16).
A 2016 graduate of Fairmont Preparatory Academy in Anaheim.
Born May 22 in Pasadena ... Parents are Anthony and Josephine Chin ... Has an older sister named Claudia ... Undeclared major at Sixth College ... Career goal is to become a mechanical or aerospace engineer at Boeing, SpaceX or Lockheed Martin ... Top swimming memory is breaking his own 100 breast record twice in one weekend at CIF meet ... Building Gunpla is a hobby ... Roots for eSports side Team SoloMid ... Favorite movie is My Neighbor Totoro ... Listens to Norwegian composer Thomas Bergersen ... Top food choice is ramen ... Loves Japan.