Athlete of the Week: Alex Justus, Kings High School

Name: Alex Justus

School: Kings High School

Sport: Track and Field

Class: 2021

Age: 15

Claim to fame: Distance running

Bet you didn’t know: I lived in Germany for three years

Toughest opponent/why: Joe Ingram because he was a much stronger and more experienced runner than me.

Favorite book: Of Mice and Men

Favorite movie: Spider-Man Homecoming

Favorite TV show: Parks and Recreation

Favorite musical artist/song: Childish Gambino, IV Sweatpants

Favorite pro athlete/why: Joe Thomas because he hung with my favorite team, the Browns, even though they have been terrible my whole life.

Favorite smell: Bacon

Favorite home cooked meal: Double decker tacos

Game day rituals: Eggs and PB&J

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Danny Devito because he can play any role.

Words you live by: If you ain’t first, you’re last- Ricky Bobby

Biggest influence: Coach Jim Brant

I am most annoyed by: My dog not using the bathroom outside

You can’t live without: My phone

Most embarrassing moment: Falling up the stairs at KHS

In 10-years, I’ll be: In medical school possibly

Best thing about track: Spaghetti dinners

Worst thing about track: The track workouts

Food I just won’t eat: Beans

Favorite junk food: Double Stuff Oreos

Favorite school subject: Biology

Last DVD or video game I bought: Madden 18

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Elon Musk

Love to trade places for a day with: Elon Musk

When I’m bored, I like to: Play Fortnite

Worst habit: Not putting my clothes away

On your bedroom walls: Medals

Talent I’d most like to have: To play guitar

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