Name: Mikaela Jenkins
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m Butterfly, 200m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley, 400m Freestyle
Classification: S10, SB9, SM10
Height: 5-4
Weight: 112
DOB: 3/11/2003
Birthplace: Tampa, Fla.
Hometown: Evansville, Ind.
High School: F.J. Reitz High School (Evansville, Indiana)
Team/Club: Newburgh Sea Creatures
Coach(es): Aaron Opell
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold (100m fly), silver (34 pt. 4x100m free, 34 pt. 4x100 medley), 6th (100m back, 200m IM), 8th (100m breast, 400m free)
  • Years of Participation: 2019
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 2 silver)
  • Gold – 2019 (100m fly)
  • Silver – 2019 (34 pt. 4x100m free, 34 pt. 4x100 medley)
Personal: Daughter of Jennifer and Joseph Jenkins...Has one younger brother, Nathan...Born with left Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency and underwent a left Symes Amputation when she was eight months old ...Was fitted with her first prosthesis as a one-year-old and walked independently at 17 months...Learned to swim at age four and began competitive swimming when she was eight...Has two dogs, Indy and Lucy, and two cats, Moon and Ninja...Loves to travel and learn about different cultures ...Considers herself a big TV and movie buff