|Hometown:||El Centro, Calif.|
|High School:||Southwest HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
MPSF CHAMPION - 100 BUTTERFLY
Tied for the 100 butterfly LCM UCSB record.
Graduated from Southwest High School...Swam under Coach Nikie Lopez...Won the 100 fly at CIF junior year...Earned All-American honors...Led team to 3 consecutive League Championship titles...Also swam club at Imperial Valley Desert Aquatics under Coach Troy Reister...Qualified and competed in Junior Nationals and Mesa Grand Prix.
Kevin Mendoza was born May 8, 1996...Is a Pre-Chemistry major with the dream career of becoming a professional competitive eater...Enjoys playing guitar in his free time...Lists his top pre-race pump up song as "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd...Enjoys snacking on dried cranberries before a meet...Began swimming at age 14...Favorite aspect of college swimming is the competition...If he could add an event to each meet it would be the 50 yard underwater streamline kick...Being recruited to swim at UCSB is the proudest achievement of his swimming career.