Prior to Auburn
Three-time member of Brazilian Junior National Team ... Earned silver medal with 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams at Multinations meet in Greece ... Won silver in 200 freestyle at Sulamerican Games in Peru ... Helped his 800 free relay team advance to finals at World Junior Championships in Peru ... Won 200 free and 400 free at Interfederativo Junior - Anapolis.
Parents are Maria and Jose-Eduardo Vaz Guimaraes ... Plans to major in business ... Chose Auburn because of the swimming tradition.