AT MAJOR MEETS 2011 C-USA Indoor, 9th, Long Jump, 6.91m (22-8) 2011 C-USA Indoor, 7th, Hepthathlon, (4,575 points) 2011 C-USA Outdoor, 5th, Long Jump, 7.33m (24-0.75) 2011 NCAA West, 24th, Long Jump, 7.23m (23-8.75) 2013 C-USA Outdoor, 9th, Long Jump, 7.25m (23-9.50) 2014 C-USA Indoor, 2nd, Long Jump, 7.39m (24-3.00) 2014 C-USA Outdoor, 7th, Long Jump, 7.43m (24-4.50) 2014 NCAA Outdoor West Prelims, 45th, Long Jump, 6.51m (21-4.25)
PERSONAL BESTS Indoor 60m hurdles - 8.46, 2011 Leonard Hilton Invitational Long Jump - 7.43m (24-4.50), 2014 Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational Heptathlon - 4,575, 2011 C-USA Indoor Outdoor Long Jump - 7.43m (24-4.50), 2014 C-USA Outdoor Championships Decathlon - 6,170 points, 2011 Shirley Crowe
2013-14 Indoor: Placed second at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a mark of 7.39m ... set a lifetime best with a jump of 7.43m to win the Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational. Outdoor: Jumped an outdoor career-best 7.43m at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, placing seventh ... Advanced to compete at the NCAA West Prelims ... finished a season-best third place at the Virginia Challenge with a mark of 7.20m (w).
2012-13 Outdoor:Placed ninth in the long jump at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a distance of 7.25m (23-9.50).
2011-12 Indoor: Placed third in the long jump (7.16m/23-6), seventh in the triple jump (13.84m/45-5), and 14th in the high jump (1.89m/6-2.25) at the Leonard Hilton... Posted mark of 6.74m/22-1.50 in the long jump at the Houston Indoor Invitational... Placed sixth in heptathlon with 3,726 points at Nebraska's Frank Sevigne Invitational... 60m hurdles prelim time of 8.56 at Texas A&M Challenge and long jump mark of 6.89m/22-7.25... Placed seventh in C-USA Indoor heptathlon with season-high total of 4,575 points. Outdoor: Finished fifth in decathlon at Shirley Crowe with 6,170 points... Placed fifth in long jump with a 7.25m/23-9.5 at Victor Lopez Classic... 15th in long jump B at Texas Relays (6.75m/22-1.75)... Placed sixth in long jump (6.66m 21-10.25) at SFA Alumni Invitational... At the CA Invitational/Mt. SAC Relays Decathlon placed seventh with 5,353 points in the #3 decathlon... Long jump mark of 6.81m/22-4.25 at J.Fred Duckett... Long jump mark of 6.93m/22-9 at Rice Field & Track Meet... Placed fifth in long jump with a mark of 7.33m/24-0.75 at C-USA Outdoor... Long jump distance of 7.23m/23-8.75 (24th) at NCAA West Preliminary Round.
HIGH SCHOOL 2010 graduate of McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md... Competed for the Eagles under coach Jeff Sanborn... Earned eight varsity letters... Four-time Nike All-American... Maryland All-State last three years... 2009 USA World Youth Team member... 2009 USA Youth Nationals Champion... 15 MIAA individual wins... Maryland Athlete of the Year Nominee and three-time All-Metro Performer of the Year... Top marks include long jump (24-3), 300 hurdles (38.12), 110 hurdles (14.41), shot put (47-2), 55 hurdles (7.56), javelin (171-0), and triple jump (47-11.75)... Also earned three letters in football for coach Dominic Damico... First Team All-MIAA... Caught a career 79 passes and scored 15 touchdowns... Team went 8-2 his senior season.
PERSONAL Full name: Justin Miles Gross... Born: Oct. 7, 1992... Parents: Jeff and Karen Gross (one brother)... College: Lovett.