Became known for being the older brother of Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky. He has worked as a litigation specialist. He swam for Harvard University and worked as a sports writer as well as a color analyst for the men's hockey team on the school's radio station.
He was the Associate Executive Sports Editor of the Harvard Crimson while attending Harvard University.
He is three years older than his sister but admitted that she started beating him by the time she reached high school.
He and his sister joined the Palisades Swim Club in Maryland when he was 9 and she was 6.