Justin (JR) Meadows-Tigers Taking the Next Step: Athletes Commit to College


Justin (JR) Meadows is a dedicated, versatile athlete. The Independence senior has committed to play Division 3 football at Juniata College.

Q. What is your full name?

A. Justin Ross Meadows.

Q. What grade are you in?

A. 12th.

Q. Where did you commit to for college?

A. Juniata College.

Q. How long have you been playing your sport for?

A. Since second grade [so] about 10 years.

Q. What has your athletic career looked like?

A. It has been a long journey through many different sports. I have played almost every sport, but ended up choosing football as my main sport instead of baseball in freshman year. 

Q. When did you decide that committing for a sport was something you wanted to do?

A. Realistically, after senior night. I had wanted to play since freshman year, but realized I could through senior year as I progressed. 

Q. Do you have a favorite memory from this sport?

A. My favorite memory as a team would have to be beating Rock Ridge or the game [win] against Skyline. My favorite individual moment would have to be senior night.

Q. What are you most looking forward to in college (sports or academics)?

A. I am looking forward to staying in shape, growing as a person and continuing to be a part of the football brotherhood.