Competitive swimmer first recognized as a member of the Great Britain national team at the 2012 London Olympics.
After finding his love of swimming as a young child, at the age of eleven, he balanced his studies and swimming training at the Stanwell School.
In one of his earliest competitions, he took gold in the under-16 200m men's individual medley at the European Youth Olympic Festival at only fifteen years old.
Native to Penarth, Wales, he later settled in Cardiff. He is fluent in both English and Welsh.
In 2012, during the London Olympics, he photobombed prime minister David Cameron at the end of the Olympic parade.