Donovan Hewitt

AA

Player profile

  • Hometown Burtonsville, Md.
  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-5
  • Last School James Hubert Blake

Career Honors

  • 2021 OSU Scholar Athlete
  • 2021 CGA Scholar All-American First Team
  • Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on March 10

Personal Bests

  • Rings – 14.100
  • Vault – 14.600
  • High Bar – 13.200

As A Sophomore (2021)

  • Scored a team best and a personal best on rings (14.100) at No. 3 Nebraska
  • Also had personal bests on vault (14.600) and high bar (13.200) at No. 3 Nebraska
  • Competed at the Big Ten Championships on rings (13.100) and vault (13.850)
  • Competed at NCAA Qualifiers on rings (12.166), vault (14.300) and high bar (11.966)

As A Freshman (2020)

  • Twice recorded a season best on vault (14.450) – at Penn State, against Iowa/NIU
  • Also had a season best on rings (13.800) against Iowa/NIU
  • Recorded a season best on high bar (12.750) against ASU/Cal/Stanford
  • Season ended early due to COVID-19 pandemic

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained at Paragon National Training Center for 2 years under Kevin Preston.
  • Placed 4th in high bar and vault at US Championships in 2019.
  • US Championship qualifier in 2018 and 2019.

Personal

  •  Son of Janice Swugert.
  • Brother to Kyle, Kamille, and Kamaale Swugert.
  • Majoring in political science.
  • Hopes to attend law school and become a civil rights or immigration lawyer.
  • Favorite past times include playing basketball and football and cooking.
  • Greatest sports thrill is sticking a dismount that makes the crowd go crazy.