Jonathan Young
Jonathan Young
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Horton Watkins

Junior • 2014

Rowed the third, fifth and seventh seat with the third varsity … Helped the 3V to fourth at the EARC Sprints.

Freshman • 2012

Rowed for the freshman eight all season and once for the lightweight four ... Took fifth place in the lightweight four at the IRA National Championships, missing out on fourth by a half-second ... Helped the freshman eight finish third, just 1.3 seconds back of runner-up Princeton in 6:26.215, at the EARC Sprints ... Took second in a matchup of three previously unbeaten crews at the HYP regatta finishing the dual season 8-1 ... Contributed in win over Navy and Georgetown ... Defeated MIT and Dartmouth ... Also contributed in wins over Cornell, Penn, and Delaware.

Before Harvard
Three-year letterwinner in cross country and a two-year letterwinner in rowing … Received the novice MVP award for rowing … Won states his senior year in cross country … Came in first place in the quad at the Midwest Regionals in 2010 … Member of the National Honor Society … Received the Scholar Athlete Award… AP Scholar with Honor.

Father, Roger, has run over 35 marathons … Cousin, Jamie Rapperport ’80, was a member of the heavyweight crew at Harvard … Cousins, Elsbeth Farmer ’80, Kay Young ’80, Leslie Young and Jeff Saver ’80, graduated from Harvard.