Track & Field


  • position Distance/XC
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Maineville, Ohio
  • High school Kings High School 

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll – 2022 

2022-23 (Sophomore)


  • Placed 5th in the 1,500 meters with a personal best time of 3:50.28 at the UCF Black & Gold Invite


  • Member of DMR team that placed 2nd at Rod McCravy Memorial (10:02.36).
  • Had a career best 2:24.17 in the 1000 meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational where he placed 2nd.
  • Scored points for the Wildcats in the DMR at the SEC Championships after a 5th place finish (9:42.50).

Cross Country

  • Had a career best 15:59.0 in the 5k of the EKU tri-meet.
  • Had a career best 24:43.1 in the 8k of the North Alabama Showcase.

2021-22 (Freshman) 


  • Ran second 800m personal best of the season at SEC Championships (1:49.70) 
  • Placed second in the 800m at the Kentucky Invitational 
  • Finished third in the 800m at the Black and Gold Invite 


  • Placed third in the 1000m (2:27.88) and ran in the mile at the Vanderbilt Invitational 
  • Ran in the seventh place DMR at SEC Championships 

Cross Country 

  • Ran in the men’s open 8K at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational 
  • Finished first among UK true freshmen and in the top 30 in the Missouri Opener 6K (18:48.6) 

High School 

  • National Merit Scholar 
  • New Balance All American in the 4x800m 
  • Indoor state champion in the 800m and 4x800m 
  • Outdoor state runner up in the 800m 


  • Birthday: February 16 
  • Parents: Ginger and Rob Justus 
  • Sibling: Zack Justus 
  • Major: Biology: Pre-Med 
  • Hobbies: Playing and watching sports, watching movies and playing video games 
  • Favorite sports teams: Cleveland Browns, any UK team 
  • Fun fact: Lived in Germany for three years 
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