2010 All Star/West
High School Coach: Scott VanEssen
High School, Class: Kenowa Hills, A
College: Bowling Green State University
Justin started at quarterback and safety his senior year. He helped lead his team to back-to-back OK Black conference championships and 8-2 records. He finished his senior year with many post season awards as well as being a two-year team captain.
Justin also played basketball and ran track at Kenowa Hills. He set school records in the 400 M and 800 M relays as a sophomore and earned all conference honors.
Justin gave a special thanks to “Grandpa and Grandma Ford and Grandpa and Grandma Taylor for their great support.” He also thanked his family, “Mom and Dad, Russell and Taylor for all the support they gave me during my football career.” He added, “It was great to see all of my uncles and aunts at the games as well.” Justin also thanked his teammates, coaches and teachers for “making all of this possible.”
OK White All Conference 1st Team
Defensive back, 2007
All Area Honorable Mention Defensive Back 1st Team, Advance News Paper, 2007
OK Black All Conference 1st Team Defensive Back, 2009
All Area 1st Team Dream Team Safety, Grand Rapids Press, 2009
All Area North 1st Team Safety,
Advance News Paper, 2009
All State Special Mention Safety, AP, 2009