Graduated from Westlake High School.
Swam for Nitro Swimming under Tim O'Brien.
Named to the 2010, 2011, and 2012 USA National Junior Teams.
Was a member of the 2010 Junior Pan Pacific Team.
Won the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle and on the 400-meter freestyle, took silver in the 400-meter individual medley, and claimed bronze in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2011 Junior World Championship.
Qualified for the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly.
Won the 2011 Short Course Juniors titles in the 50- and 100-meter freestyle.
Won the bronze medal in the 2010 Long Course Juniors in the 100-meter butterfly.
Born December 21, 1993.
Son of Margaret and Joseph Ellis.
Majoring in Pre-Business.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
100 Freestyle 43.53 11 Junior Nationals
100 Butterfly 48:05 11 Junior Nationals
200 Butterfly 1:46.85 11 Senior Championships