Spotlight on Janet

Janet Zhao '20


Ottawa, ON

Residential College


Career Goals


How I Got to Princeton

I was recruited to be on the swim team because of my achievements in the pool as well as in the classroom. I fell in love with the team when I visited as well as the beautiful campus and knew that this would be the place for me.

Interesting Fact about Me

2-time national swimming champion

Place I'd Most Like to Travel


What I Do Besides Study

I have been co-president of the Princeton chapter of the Society of Women Engineers since Feb. 2018, I am a member of the powerlifting team, and I work in the Roma dining hall. I also do research in the COS department!


Thrive! Don’t just survive.

What I Like Most about Life in CBE

I like how broad the range is! There is so much that CBE covers and so much that you can do with the degree. The opportunities are endless!

Janet Zhao