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A.J. Green - Cross Country - Kansas Jayhawks

A.J. Green

Position Distance
Height 5'11"
Class Freshman
Hometown Apple Valley, Minn.
High School Eastview

2021 Cross Country (Fr.)

Finished 13 at the Bob Timmons Classic in Lawrence, Kansas…Placed 147th at the Gans Greek Classic in Columbia, Missouri… Finished in 153rd at the FSU Invite/Pre-Nationals in Tallahassee, Florida with a time of 26:46.20.

Nine-time letterwinner as a member of the cross country, track & field and basketball teams at Eastview High School in Apple Valley, Minnesota … Ran under the guidance of head coach Cory Fusco … Led team to first and second cross country section championships in school history in 2018 and 2019, respectively … Team won its first conference championship in 2018 … Section champions in the 4×800-Meter Relay his freshman year and 4×400-Meter Relay as a junior … Two-time 4×40-Meter Relay Conference Champions … Summa Cum Laude graduate who achieved a 3.97 GPA with AP and honors courses … Lettered academically all four years … AP Scholar with Honor (2019-20) … Eastview High School Student-Athlete of the Year (2019-20) … Academic All-State for track & field (2017, 2018, 2019) … Two-time Academic All-State cross country honoree (2018, 2019).

Son of Alvin and Carita Green … Has a twin sister, Kendyl … Mom, Carita Green, was on the UW-Stout track & field team, where she was an All-American and inducted into the Hall of Fame … Plans to major in chemical engineering … Aspires to become a professional track athlete.