Julian Escasa
Julian Escasa
Height: 5'10
Weight: 165
Year: 1
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Whitney Young
Position: Butterfly/Backstroke/Sprint

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Club Team: Swift Aquatics

Prep Accomplishments: CPS City Champions 6 years in a row (2010-2015), Placed 7th at the IHSA State Swim Meet as a team, State Champions in 400 Freestyle Relay Senior year, City Champion in the 50 Yard Freestyle and 100 Yard Freestyle, Part of the Senior State Championship team in 400 Freestyle Relay (1st place), Part of an All-American (Top 100 Nationally) 200 Medley Relay...was a 2012 School Science Fair Finalist, 2012-2015 Honor Student, 2015 Principal Scholar...was in Photography and Bike Club

Why IIT?: "I chose Illinois Tech because of its affordability, respected swimming team, and renowned Engineering program."

Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago White Sox, and Chicago Bears

Favorite Athletes: Matt Grevers, Usain Bolt, Steph Curry, Drew Brees, and Patrick Sharp

Favorite Bands/Music Artists: Kendrick Lamar, Logic, Childish Gambino, Fall Out Boy, and John Mayer

Fun Fact: "I lived in the Philippines for 14 years and I had a pet shark."