|High School:||Irvine High School|
ALL-SCIAC SELECTION IN THE 800-FREE RELAY, 500-FREE AND 1650-FREE… Competed in 12 events as a senior for the Kingsmen… Recorded three of his top times at the SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships: 1:42.72 in the 200-free, 4:32.30 in the 500-free and 15:56.52 in the 1650-free… Additionally notched six of his best times at the Cal Lutheran Invitational: 23.30 in the 50-free, 51.05 in the 100-free, 28.58 in the 50-back, 59.07 in the 100-back, 27.45 in the 50-fly and 1:00.63 in the 100-individual medley… Also recorded his best time in the 200-individual medley of 2:11.87 and in the 400-individual medley of 4:26.96 at the UC Santa Cruz Slug Invite… Notched his best time of 9:55.57 in the 1000-free against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps... Inducted into the Scholar-Athlete Society for the fourth time.
Continued to be a top distance swimmer in the conference as a junior…earned All-SCIAC in the 1650 (16:03.22) placing third in a season best time…also earned All-SCIAC as part of the 800 Free Relay team that placed third in 6:51.38…swam season best 1000 free (9:56.38), 500 free (4:32.52) and 200 free (1:42.95) times as well…inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the third time.
Defended his SCIAC title in the 1650 free, swimming a time of 15:58.20 and placed second in the 500 free (4:36.20) to earn two individual All-SCIAC honors…also named All-SCIAC after swimming the second leg of the 800 Free Relay school record that placed second in 6:47.17 at SCIAC Championships (Feb. 18-21)…swam two additional season-best times at SCIAC Championships in the 100 free (48.83) and 200 free (1:42.98)…other fastest times of the season came at the Malibu Invitational (Oct. 17) in the 100 back (59.35), 100 breast (1:15.47) and 100 butterfly (59.97), at Pomona-Pitzer (Nov. 21) in the 1000 free (10:08.81) and 200 IM (2:07.66) and at Caltech (Dec. 12) in the 50 free (22.51)…inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the second time.
Made an immediate impact for the Kingsmen as a freshman…won the individual title in the 1650 free with a CLU record time of 15:53.76 at the SCIAC Championships (Feb. 19-22)…also set a CLU record in the 500 free where he placed third at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 4:33.92…set another CLU record with a 1000 free time of 9:39.79…helped the 800 free relay set another CLU record and place third overall with a time of 6:53.61 at the SCIAC Championships…earned All-SCIAC honors for his performance in the 1650 free, 500 free and 800 free relay…inducted into the CLU Scholar Athlete Society.
Irvine High School
Graduated in 2014…competed for four years on the varsity swim team and played two years of varsity water polo for the Vaqueros…named Irvine High School Swimmer of the Year in 2013…finished third in the Pacific Coast League in 2011…swam in CIF Division I during junior and senior seasons.
Full name: Jonah Hobbs…born on June 27, 1996 to parents Anne and Chuck Hobbs…has two siblings, Makayla (16) and Sophie (11)…has two pet dogs named Hope and Faith and three turtles, Bert, Roxy and Trixie…chose CLU for the great campus and scholarships…has career aspirations to be an elementary school teacher…major in Interdisciplinary Educational Studies.
Movie(s): Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Wayne’s World and North Shore
Music Artist(s): American Authors, Taylor Swift
Sport (other than what you play): Baseball
Team(s): Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Athlete(s): Sebastian Zietz
Book(s): The Bible
TV Show(s): The Office
Video Game(s): Super Mario Strikers
Quote: “Be excellent to each other, and party on dudes!” – Bill & Ted
Hobbies/Special Talents: Body surfing
If you could visit anywhere, where would it be? Australia to snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef