Kansas Jayhawks
Jiayu Chen - Women's Swimming - Kansas Jayhawks

Jiayu Chen

Position Diving
Class Junior
Hometown Zhanjiang, China
High School Guangzhou HS
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Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
309.15 1 Meter 11/9/2019 Nebraska
336.60 3 Meter 11/9/2019 Nebraska

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Did not compete.

2019-20 (Freshman)

  • Named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America All-American
  • Named the Big 12 Champion in the three-meter dive with a Big 12 Championship meet record 384.60 total points (11 dives)
  • Qualified for the NCAA Championship in both the one and three-meter dives*
  • Named the Big 12 Championship Co-Diver of the Meet
  • Finished first 17 times combined in the one and three-meter events on the year
  • Named the Big 12 Diver of the Week twice (Oct. 16 and Jan. 22)
  • Claimed second place in the one-meter at the Big 12 Championship (Feb. 26)
  • Placed fifth in the platform dive at the Big 12 Championship (Feb. 26)
  • Made her collegiate debut against Missouri State and South Dakota in the Kansas Double Dual (Oct. 11)
  • Claimed the team-best scores in the one-meter (six and 11 dives), three-meter (six and 11 dives) and the platform dive (11 dives)


  • Daughter of Zhongnan and Siling Chen
  • One older brother

*= Unable to compete at the NCAA Championship due to Covid-19 outbreak