James Lim
James Lim
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Phillips Academy
Position: Sprints
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Eliot

Personal Bests
60 Meters - 7.58 (I)
100 Meters - 11.73 (O)
200 Meters - 23.85 (O)
300 Meters - 37.80 (I)

Phi Beta Kappa inductee … Team captain … Posted a career-best in the indoor 60 at the Crimson Elite, with a time of 7.49 seconds … Ran season-best time of 24.05 in the indoor 200 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational and 24.25 in the outdoor 200 at the Tufts Snowflake Classic … Posted a season-best time of 11.96 in the outdoor 100 at the Ivy League Outdoor Championships.  

Ran a time of 24.12 in the 200m run at HYP ... Ran a time of 7.53 in the 600m dash at HYP. 

Ran season best times of 11.83 in the 100m dash and 24.14 in the 200m dash against Yale.

Finished sixth in the 200 at Boston University meet … Finished fifth in the 100 at Brown springtime open ... Recipient of the McLaughlin Freshman Award.

Before Harvard
Attended Phillips Academy for three years, lettering for all three in Indoor and Outdoor Track/Field ... Competed in the 100m, 200m, 300m hurdles, 400m, 4 x 100m relay, and 4 x 400m relay for Phillips ... Served as team captain for both the Indoor and Outdoor Track/Field teams his senior year ... Member of the 2010 and 2011 NEPSTA Div. I Interschols Championship Team ... A 2012 United States Presidential Scholar ... Member of the Cum Laude society ... National AP Scholar and National Merit Scholar ... Recipient of the Van Duzer Prize, awarded on the basis of high scholarship ... National Economics Challenge Champion ... Member of the U.S. Physics Team ... Research Science Institute Scholar ... Awarded the Elks Foundation Scholarship in 2012 ... Principal Clarinet for the Chamber and Symphonic ensembles ... Volunteered as a science tutor ... Involved with Mi3, a 501(c)3 non-profit ... Enjoys traveling, music, and weightlifting.