Name: Sophie McAfee
Sport: Diving
Height: 5' 8"
DOB: 12/27/2002
Hometown: San Marino, Calif.
High School: Polytechnic School (2021)
College: Purdue University
College Major: Computer Science
Team/Club: Purdue Diving
Coach(es): Adam Soldati
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Junior Pan American Championships: silver, synchronized platform; 6th, platform
  • 2018 FINA World Junior Diving Championships team member
  • 2016 and 2017 national champion (synchronized 10-meter with Olivia Rosendahl)
  • 2015 junior national champion (synchronized 3-meter and synchronized platform with Tarrin Gilliland)
Personal: Sophie is the daughter of Kristin and Preston McAfee...She has an older sister, Ellie...Sophie started diving at age 7 and trains 2 1/2-5 hours a day six days a week...She qualified for her first junior nationals at age 8 and competed in her first senior nationals at age 12...Her favorite dive is 305C on both 3-meter and 10-meter...She likes to dance, bake and travel...She has 63 Spotify playlists that can always match her moods, and she has a food Instagram to showcase her love for baking...She listens to Imagine Dragons between most dives as their songs have a lot of motivational themes...Her favorite food is chocolate chip pancakes...Her favorite book is Born a Crime by Trevor Noah