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Anton Down-Jenkins

  • position Diving
  • height 6-0
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Wellington, New Zealand
  • High school Wellington High School
  • position Diving
  • height 6-0
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Wellington, New Zealand
  • High school Wellington High School

Anton Down-Jenkins Bio

DOWN-JENKINS’ TOP SCORES
Event Time Date Meet Location
1 Meter 382.58 1/11/20 at East Carolina Greenville, N.C.
3 Meter 438.98 1/12/19 vs. East Carolina Columbia, S.C.
Platform 226.70p 2/21/20 SEC Championships Auburn, Ala.

! = School Record  |  p = Prelims


AWARDS/HONORS

  • 2x CSCAA All-American (1-meter 2020; 3-meter 2020)
  • NCAA All-American (3-meter 2019)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2019)
  • 4x SEC Diver of the Week
  • 2x SEC Freshman of the Week
  • 2x CSCAA Scholar All-American (2019, 2020)
  • 2x SEC Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020)

IN THE RECORD BOOK

  • 1st — 3-meter diving (12 dives)


2019-20 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Named an All-American in both the 1-meter and 3-meter board
  • Swept the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, winning the 1-meter and 3-meter board
  • Won eight events, including five of six 3-meter competitions
  • Had three dives over 400 on the season
  • Won SEC Diver of the Week three times, the most in the conference


2018-19 (FRESHMAN)

  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a true freshman in both the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions
  • Set a new 12-dive school record in the 3-meter, with a 792.30 total across prelims and finals at the Zone B Championships
  • Qualified for NCAAs by placing third in the 3-meter competition in addition to qualifying fourth in the 1-meter with a 12-dive score of 680.95
  • Snuck into the consolation final of the 3-meter at the NCAA Championships, finishing 13th overall with a 689.45 12-dive score
  • Swept the springboard events, winning all six 1-meter and 3-meter competitions during the Gamecocks’ dual-meet season
  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after qualifying for the championship final in the 1-meter, his first career event at the SEC Championships
  • Finished runner-up at the Georgia Tech Invite in the 3-meter competition

PRE-COLLEGE

  • Attended Wellington High School in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Competed for Wellington Diving Club
  • Competed as member of New Zealand National Team
  • Set New Zealand national record in the 1m and 3m dives for 14-15 boys and holds the 3m record for 16-18 boys
  • 2014 Junior Diving Championships finalist
  • Competed on FINA Diving Grand Prix Circuit in 2017 and was selected to compete at FINA 2017 World Aquatic Championships
  • Member of 2018 Commonwealth Games team