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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.)

At the Bob Timmious Classic, his first race as a Jayhawk, finished in 13th with a time of 21:18.50…At the Gans Creek Classic, finished with a time of 27:03.30 earning himself the 147th spot.

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.