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Justin

Hill

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Defensive Back
Height 5'9"
Weight 165
Year Sophomore
Hometown Springfield, Pa.
High School Springfield Township H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience 1 Letter
School: CC
Birthdate July 24, 1998

Bio

CAREER

 

Has seen action in 11 career games … Made six career tackles … Two-year letterman.

 

2017

 

Saw action in all 10 games as a defensive back and on special teams … Backup at cornerback … Contributed six tackles (six solo) on year, mostly on special teams … Made a career-high two tackles at Princeton (Sept. 30).

 

2016

 

Saw action in one game … Contributed at defensive back … Saw first career game action at Brown (Nov. 19).

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2016 graduate of Springfield Township High School in Erdenheim, Pa., where he played two years of varsity football for head coach Chris Shelly … Selected for All-League honorable mention honors … Philadelphia Inquirer All-Suburban honorable mention selection … Named a Pennsylvania Mini Max High School award winner with criteria including football performance, academics and community service … Recorded 15 all-purpose touchdowns at quarterback in 2015 … Also played wide receiver, safety, running back and on special teams … Named team captain as a senior … Threw two touchdown passes, ran for another, recovered a special teams fumble and sealed the win with an interception as the Spartans defeated Bristol for a District I Class 2A semifinal win as a senior … Led Spartans to a district championship in 2014 … Played point guard on the basketball team … Three-year honor student.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Justin Hill on July 24, 1998 … Son of Jeffery and Debra Hill … Youngest of four brothers: Branden, Taj and Malcolm … Brother Taj was a long jumper at Penn State … Thought he played his final football game of his career in the District 1 Class 2A title game but the Columbia made him an offer to play college football … Committed to Columbia on March 19, 2016 … Enrolled at Columbia College … Intends to major in Political Science with a film concentration.

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