Jake Mitchell Biography

Jake Mitchell is an American Professional Swimmer who competes for the University of Michigan on the collegiate level. He is also currently a member of the US national swimming team representing at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Early Life

Jacob Ryan Mitchell was born on 22nd December 2001 in a Christian white family and is known to have grown up with his elder sister named Micael Mitchell. He grew up in the city of Carmel in Indiana. Jake has not shared much about his school life but it is believed that he completed his high school education at Carmel High School in Carmel. To pursue higher studies and collegiate swimming, he joined the University of Michigan, a college of literature science, and arts and is currently in his sophomore year of college pursuing Biology and is set to graduate in the year 2024.

Jake Mitchell Career

Jake started his career in high school where he maintained a great record. He is an 11 time Indiana State champion and also holds a National public school record for the 500-yard freestyle. Jake later went on to continue collegiate-level swimming and joined the University of Michigan swim team. He specializes in Freestyle strokes and has achieved various titles in the same. In 2019, he entered his first-ever international competition and represented the US at the FINA World Junior Championships where he participated in the 400m and 800m freestyle events. He secured the first position at the 4x200m freestyle relay and won a gold medal for the USA. Jake is now a freestyle event member at the US national team.

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He also participated in the Phillips 66 National championships and finished in the top 10 with a runner-up position in 400m freestyle. The following year, he became the Big Ten freshman of the year in collegiate swimming and also became a two-time Big ten champion. In 2020, he qualified in the USA Olympic trials coming in at the second position at the 400m freestyle and secured a spot in the US national swimming team. He is currently a part of a freestyle swimming event. He had his first-ever competition at the Olympics on July 24th and finished at the 8th position at the 400m freestyle event.

Jake Mitchell Biography

Real Name Jake Mitchell
Birth Date 12 January 2000
Age (as of 2021) 21 Years
Birth Place Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Profession Social Media Star, YouTuber, Singer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Shoe Size 8.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim


Father Rob Mitchell
Mother Sue Mitchell
Sister Eloise Mitchell


School Carmel High School
College University of Michigan

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend Saffron Barker (2015-2016)
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Personal Life

He is currently in a relationship with Meghan Tester. The two attend the same university where they met and started dating. They have not shared many details and like to keep their lives private. He is also a dog lover and also owned a black Labrador named Tanner who recently passed away at the age of 10. He is really close to his sister and often shows affection through social media.

Social Media

Jake currently has 5605 followers on his Instagram account and also has a Twitter account since 2016 with 158 followers as of now. He is not known to be on any other social media platforms.

Jake Mitchell Net Worth

Jake has recently started his career as a professional and has earned a lot through competitions and events. His net worth including that of his family as of 2021 is estimated to be around $1.5million.


  • Jake is the youngest swimmer to compete at the Olympics at age of 19 years since Olympics 2004.
  • He recently became the top 10th swimmer on the All-time US list after his performance at the Olympics.
  • Jake was named the IndyStar sports men’s swimmer of the year in 2019.
  • He is a three-time USA swimming scholastic all- American.
  • He received the CSCAA All-American Honourable mention in 2021 for the 800-yard freestyle.
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Final Thoughts

Jake is an upcoming young swimmer who has won several titles on a national level and has also secured a spot in the US national team. He is now set to venture in more and more international competitions and championships kick-starting from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He competed in the freestyle event at the Olympics this year but could not secure a win however, there are numerous opportunities for him ahead to improve and become stronger to win many more medals.

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