Turner Harris - Rifle - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore

Full Name: Turner John “TJ” Harris
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Academic/ Athletic Accomplishments: 3.394 HS GPA, competed at Olympic shooting center, national tournaments, state championships
Goals at UK (academically and athletically): I want to keep my GPA above 3.5 and finish work on my degree quickly. Would like to earn All-America status and win an NCAA championship
Favorite sport other than rifle: Golf
Favorite Movie: Joe Dirt, Back to the Future I-III
Reasons for choosing UK: Friendly people, outstanding rifle team, excellent engineering program.
Things you like best about UK: the plus account, K-Lair, high speed internet connections and helpful people.
Things you like about the UK rifle program: The diversity of the team and the support from the university. When everyone on the team goes out, we all get along.
Biggest superstition about shooting: Shooting a pellet backwards will affect shot placement.
Hobbies: Anything outdoors. Reading, listening to music, eating, and tinkering with broken things.
Parents: Ron and Lorraine Harris
Favorite Foods: Macaroni and cheese, fruit, and anything with bacon
Future Career Plans: To become an engineer with Dodge or Remington
Craziest question about shooting: “Is that a gun?”

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