Jared Allen Athlete Profile

Jared Allen

Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 Roster Years: 1993-1994 | 1996-1999 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT


  • Was a national scholar-athlete
  • Majoring in chemical engineering
  • Parents are Lark Allen and Ann Orton

Before BYU

  • Earned four letters each in swimming and water polo at Salt Lake City's Highland High School
  • Earned high school All-America and Academic All-State honors
  • Member of two state champion relay teams in 1993 and also placed first in the 50 free and second in the 100 free
  • Placed second in the 50 and 100 free as a junior in state meet
  • Named HHS most outstanding athlete two years

1993-1994 | Freshman Year

  • Swam as a freshman before serving an LDS mission to Montreal, Canada

1996-1997 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded third-best BYU time in the 100 free
  • Academic All-WAC
  • Qualified for Junior Nationals in 50 and 100 free

1997-1998 | Junior Year

  • Recorded times of 20.87 in the 50 and 45.84 in the 100 free for 10th and ninth best BYU times, respectively
  • 200 free relay team swam a BYU record of 1:20.28 at WAC Championships
  • Academic All-WAC

1998-1999 | Senior Year

  • Held top times for BYU during the 98-99 season including third place on the team for the 500 free with a time of 4:31.88, second place in the 1000 free with a time of 9:44.01 and first place on the team in the 1650 free with a time of 15:49.35