Hometown: McKinney, Tex.
Previous School: McKinney HS
Major: Physical Education
As a Junior: Recorded top times of 50 breaststroke – 38.8…100 fly – 1:06.9.
As a Sophomore: Recorded top times of 100 free – 48.85…200 free – 1:43.97…500 free – 4:41.30…1000 free – 10:08.81…200 fly – 1:52.41.
High School: Named MVP senior year…Placed third in the 500 free and fourth in the 200 free at the state meet…Holds the record for 500 meter free.
Personal: Son of Charles and Michelle Bess…Has a younger sister Bree...Physical Education major…Birthdate: 12/18/87.
Favorites: Movie: Boondock Saints, Actor: Chuck Norris, Sports Team: Cleveland Browns, Athlete: Michael Vick, Historical Person: Robert E. Lee, Vacation Spot: Cleveland, Miss., Subject: History, Website: FML.com