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Justin Brinkley
Position: Distances
Other Position: Distances
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kingwood, Texas
High School: Kingwood
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Career Bests (thru 2014 collegiate season):

1,500: 3:45.30
800 meters: 1:50.29
Mile: 4:09.25i
3,000: 8:30.42
Two mile: 9:23.22c

At Stanford: Won the 2013 U.S. junior national championship in the 1,500.

2014 Season: Outdoors - Advanced to the NCAA West Prelims in the 1,500 ... ran 3:48.63, but did not advance ... placed 12th at the Pac-12 Championships (3:53.97) ... ran a PB of 3:45.30 while placing fifth in the second section at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... set a PB in the 800 of 1:50.29 while placing third in the Big Meet ... ran the second leg of the 4x800 that finished fifth at the Penn Relays (7:24.99) ... competed in five meets, anchoring a 4x400 at the Stanford Invitational ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic first team. Indoors -- Did not compete.

2013 Season: Outdoors – Won the USATF junior national championship in the 1,500 meters in in 3:46.64 … won on a sprint down the stretch at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa … continued to progress as a top middle-distance prospect ... advanced to the NCAA West Prelims in the 1,500, placing 26th in 3:49.92 ... ran personal best 3:46.13 to finish fourth in his section at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... ran a personal best 800 of 1:50.92 to place fifth at the Big Meet ... did not escape the prelims at the Pac-12 Championships, running 1:51.74 in the 800 ... competed in six meets, including as a 4x400 anchor at the Jim Click Shootout. Indoors - Set personal records in the mile and 800 ... placed fifth in the 800 at the MPSF Championships in a personal best of 1:51.22 ... ran the 800 (third) leg on the fourth-place DMR team at the MPSF's (9:43.98) ... set mile best of 4:09.25 at the Husky Classic ... ran in five meets, running the 800 three times, the mile twice, the 4x800 and DMR once each.

Cross Country: Ran two meets in 2013, placing 75th at the Pac-12 Championships as team's No. 9 runner.

International: Placed ninth at the 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships in the 1,500 in Medellin, Colombia ... ran 4:00.42.

High School: The 2011 Texas state runner-up in the 1,600 meters in 4:09.36 ... He also placed third in 2010 and fourth in 2012 ... winner of the 2011 road Congress Avenue Mile, considered the championship of Texas, with a course-record time of 4:06.31 ... holds the Kingwood school records in the 800 (1:52.65), 1,600 (4:09.36) and 3,000 (8:30.42) ... helped Kingwood to a No. 1 national ranking in track during the 2012 season ... champion in the 1,600 at the 2011 Region 2-5A meet ... won the 1,600 and 3,200 at the 2011 and 2012 District 14-5A meet and was runner-up in both at the Region 2-5A ... led the Kingwood cross-country team to three top-10 state finishes.

Personal: Majoring in communication ... interested in sports marketing or sports management ... son of John and Yvonne Brinkley ... interested in studying the Bible, playing guitar and politics.