Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Prep: Lettered four years at Long Beach Polytechnic High School ... three-time state and division diving champion ... California Interscholastic Federation Masters Championship record holder ... also captured league championships all four seasons ... won a pair of AAU Junior National Diving Championships in 2006 and 2008 ... member of the U.S. Junior National Diving Team from 2006-2011 ... spent the 2011 season as a member of the Rose Bowl Junior Olympic Dive team, taking second on the 1-meter and 3-meter boards at the 2012 U.S. Junior Winter regional meet ... selected the Athlete of the Year by the Long Beach Press Telegram each of his four years ... also honored by the Long Beach Yacht Club and the Long Beach Rotary Club ... named the Century Club Long Beach Boys Diving Player of the Year all four years ... earned his school's Pursuit of Excellence Medallion as the top male athlete of the year as a junior and senior ... served as Long Beach Polytechnic's International Ambassador as a senior ... attended the Global Youth Leadership Conference in China during the summer of 2010 ... earned a spot on the honor roll all four years.
Personal: Born Deon Nye Reid on Feb. 19, 1994 in Inglewood, Calif. ... son of Deon and Dawn Reid ... has one brother, Drew.