Has swam for Fullerton Aquatics Swim Team in Fullerton since he was 6.
A 2012 graduate of Troy High School in Fullerton ... All-American in the 200 free and 500 free during his junior and senior years with the Warriors (2011-12) ... Freeway League MVP as a senior (2012) ... Finished second place in the 200 free at the CIF Division II Championships in back-to-back years (2011-12) ... Also finished third in the 500 free at the 2012 CIF D-II Championships ... Holds THS record in the 200 free (1:39.57), which he earned in 2012 ... Best time in the 500 free was a 4:31.22, which he earned during his senior year (2012).
Born Sept. 2, 1994 in Englewood ... Parents are Pedro and Gladys Li ... Has an older brother named Benjamin and a younger brother named Gregory ... Majors in structural engineering at Sixth College ... Competing at both the 2011 and 2012 CIF Finals is his most memorable swimming moment ... Aspires to become a successful engineer upon graduating from UC San Diego.