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Justin Brinkley
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kingwood, Texas
High School: Kingwood
Major: Communication
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2013 Season (Sophomore): Stanford's No. 9 runner at the Pac-12 Championships, placing 75th in 28:33 (8K) in Louisville, Colo. ... ran two races ... made collegiate cross-country debut at the Pre-Nationals, placing 180th overall and No. 6 for Stanford in 26:05.44 (8K) ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic second team.

2012 Season (Freshman): Did not race.

Track and Field: Won the 2013 U.S. junior national championship in the 1,500 meters in 3:46.64 ... was ninth at the 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia ... advanced to the NCAA West Prelims in the 1,500 in 2013 and 2014 ... has a personal best in the 1,500 of 3:45.30.

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 Yvonee Brinkley ... interested in studying the Bible, playing guitar and politics.