Justin Pinkston
Justin Pinkston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Cordova High School

Event:
Mid-distance

Birthdate:
07/28/1992

Awards:
C-USA Academic Medalist (2012); Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012); C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2012)


2013 Cross Country
Saw limited action in 2013 competing in only one meet ... At the Brooks Memphis Twilight, clocked a time of 25:58.00 (80th) on the 4.2 mile course.

2013 Outdoor
Appeared in seven meets for the Tigers ... Ran a personal-best of 51.98 in the 400m finished eighth at the Red Wolves Open ... Ran a season-best in the 800m at the Ole Miss Invitational crossing the line at 1:56.29 (18th) ... Scored a top-10 finish in the 800m finishing seventh at 1:59.23 at the Louisiana Classics.

2013 Indoor
Received the Winter Conference USA Spirit of Service Award ... Ran a personal-best in the 800m of 1:57.58 (24th) at the Samford Multi and Invitational ... Recorded a personal-best in the 600m taking fifth place at the John Craft Invitational in a time of 1:26.22.

2012 Cross Country
Running unattached at the Memphis Brooks Twilight Classic notched a time of 25:24.66 in the four-mile.

2012 Outdoor
Set a new personal record of 1:56.12 taking fifth in the 800m at the Memphis Invitational ... Placed fourth with a time of 3:29.51 as member of the 4 x 400 relay team at the Joey Haines Invitational.

2012 Indoor
Ran his best time in the 800m during the indoor season at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial with at time of 1:59.53.

2011 Cross Country
Did not compete in any meets.

2011 Outdoor
Competed in four events for the Tigers during outdoor season after sitting out the indoor portion of his freshman campaign ... Set a personal-best at the Tiger Invitational, with his 2:00.60 mark placing him 15th.

Cross Country
Ran first four races for Tigers ... finished 77th at season-opening Belmont race, with a 19:15.83 mark.

Prior to Memphis
Was member of 2009 state champion squad in 4x400- and 4x800m runs while at Cordova High School ... was part of runner-up team both those events in 2010 ... graduated 10th in a class of 524 with a 4.60 GPA.

Personal
Son of John and Catherine Pinkston ... Birthday is July 28.

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