High School: Earned two letters and captained one season for coach Jeff Moessinger at Frontier High School. Finished fifth in the 500 freestyle and ninth in the 200 freestyle in the 2012 New York State Championships. Also participated for five years with the STAR swim club program for coach Rick Aronberg winning athlete of the year awards in 2011 and 2012. Competed at Junior Nationals which he says was his greatest athletic experience.
Personal: Born July 14, 1994. Son of Daniel and Cynthia Patrum. Has three brothers (Danny, Trey, Erik). Favorite foods are hot dogs and french fries. Favorite TV show is Pokemon. Majoring in exercise science.