Jovan Sematimba
Jovan Sematimba
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Burlington, Mass.
High School: Burlington
Major: Nursing

Personal Bests:
5k - 17:49.4 - Wellesley Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018
8k - 28:16.07 - NCAA Regionals, Nov. 10, 2018

As a Junior (2018):
Academic All-GNAC ... Was Regis's top finisher in all seven races ... Finished sixth at Wellesley Invitational with 5K personal best (17:49.4) ... Three straight top-15 finishes ... Finished 17th at GNAC Championships (29:31) ... Set 8K personal best at NCAA Regionals (28:16.07). 

As a Sophomore (2017):
Competed in each of the Pride's seven races ... was the Pride's highest finisher and was 12th overall at the GNAC Championships, earning a spot on the Second Team All-Conference with a time of 29:05 ... fastest 8k of the season came at the Saints Invitational on Oct. 13 with a time of 28:56

As a Freshman (2016):
Took part in each of the Pride's seven races on the season ... has the Pride's highest finisher at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17, running an 8k time of 28:18.62, his fastest time of the season ... recorded a time of 28:28.49 at the NECC Championships to place seventh and be named to the First Team All-Conference

Ran two years of varsity cross country and track and field at Burlington High School ... was named a Middlesex League Cross Country All-Star as a junior

Jovan was born in Kampala, Uganda ... majoring in nursing at Regis ... is the son of Maria Nantogo ... has five siblings, Charles, Joan, Jane, Jackie and Olivia