Jamal Hill
ParalympianPara Swimming

Jamal Hill

Paralympian 2020

Jamal Hill looks out over the pool before a race
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Jamal Hill exhales after a race
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Inglewood, CA


Hiram College

classification: S10, SB9, SM10

At a young age Hill struggled with some basic movements and was hospitalized for a few weeks as a young boy after becoming paralyzed when he got the flu...It wasn’t until he was 23 that his parents told him specifically that he had a condition called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a neurological condition that affects the muscles in his arms and legs...Hill has a goal of teaching one million people how to swim through his foundation, Swim Uphill...Son of James Hill and Sandra Floyd-Hill...Trains at the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena, California, where he was once used to be a club member...Hobbies include business building, marketing, branding, picnics, reading, listening to audio books, coaching and surfing.
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 2nd (100-meter freestyle)
  • 2018 U.S. Paralympics Swimming Para National Championships, 1st (100-meter freestyle, 50-meter freestyle), 2nd (100-meter backstroke)
  • Most Recent: 2023 - 4th (50-meter freestyle), 5th (34 pt. mixed 4x100-meter freestyle relay); 2022 - SILVER (50-meter freestyle, mixed 4x100-meter freestyle relay 34 pt.; 4th, 100-meter freestyle)
  • Years of Participation: 2022, 2023
  • Medals – 2 (2 silver)

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