Name: Jordan Rzepka
Sport: Diving
DOB: 8/8/2002
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Hometown: Solon, Ohio
High School: New Albany High School (2021)
Team/Club: Ohio State Diving Club
Coach(es): Mandy Eby
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Series (Sagamihara and Beijing) team member
  • 2018 World Junior Diving Championships team member (9th, synchronized platform)
  • Three-time Junior Pan American Championships team member (2015, 2017, 2019)
  • 2019 Junior Pan American Championships gold medalist (1-meter, synchronized 3-meter)
  • 2015 Junior Pan Am bronze medalist (1-meter)
  • Three-time junior national champion
Personal: Jordan is the son of Michelle and Jeff, a real estate developer...He has an older sister, Nicole, and a twin sister, Jaclyn...Jordan started diving at age 11...He trains between 24 to 26 hours weekly...Jordan enjoys hanging with his friends in Cleveland, going to concerts, listening to music and buying lots of sneakers...In his spare time, Jordan volunteers for Jerseys of Hope, a nonprofit that acquires sports jerseys for terminally ill children and families...Jordan also snowboards. He loves all sports, but diving is full-time and has no time to compete in other sports...Despite breaking his left foot/ankle in the summer 2016, Jordan competed in the 2016 AT&T National Diving Championships and missed qualifying for the Junior Worlds team by 2 points...He was named to his high school honor in both his freshman and sophomore years...In between dives, Jordan likes to get away from distractions by listening to music or talking to his friends and coach...Jordan likes to listen to rap music during competition...His favorite dive is a 5154B in the platform event...For 2019, Jordan is taking better care of his body on and off the pool deck and stretching more to prevent injuries...His goals for 2019 is to gain more experience at senior level competitions...Jordan considers mentally training his body and mind to push forward to harder dives as his hardest part of training...Before competitions, Jordan usually eats light. He has a really big meal, like steak and baked potato, after competition...Outside of competition, his favorite meal is sushi...If Jordan could work in any profession, it would be selling real estate in California or Florida because that's where homes are the most expensive...His favorite diver is David Boudia, who he met at his very first meet...Jordan would describe himself as outgoing, energetic and easy going...His favorite t.v. show is Malcolm in the Middle. His favorite movie is The Interview and his favorite book is Greater than Gold...If Jordan could meet anyone, it would be LeBron James because he is from Cleveland...One thing most people don't know about Jordan is that he has a twin sister (Jaclyn)