Justin Manchester
    blank
    Justin Manchester

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Panama City, Fla.

    High School:
    Bay

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    400m Hurdles

    02/05/2012

    AF Team Challenge

    Photos from the Air Force Team Challenge on Jan. 28.

    2011: Did not compete.

    2010: Ranked second on the team in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor season...clocked a career-best 53.09 at the Sun Angel Classic...also competed in that event at the Mountain West Conference Championships...also competed in the 4x100-meter relay at the conference meet...won the 400-meter hurdles at the Military Track and Field Championships...clocked a 54.77 in winning performance...advanced to the finals of the 400-meter dash at the MWC Indoor Championships...clocked a time of 49.10 to finish 10th...won the 400-meter dash at the Robert Shine Invitational, behind a time of 50.95.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time national qualifier in the 400-meter hurdles...three-time national qualifier as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team...placed second at the Florida 2A state championship meet in both the 4x400-meter relay (3:13.960) and 300-meter hurdles (36.9)...won the High School 300-meter hurdles at the Florida Relays as a senior...ranked 12th nationally among high school seniors in the 300-meter hurdles...placed fourth at the AAU National Championships in the 400-meter hurdles in 2008...served as a four-year team captain for the track team...also competed in football and soccer...served as a two-year team captain for both sports.

    PERSONAL: Son of Gary Manchester and Shawn Lauderdale...nickname is "Chester"...father is a retired Senior Master Sergeant...has one older brother, Bryan, and one younger sister, Chelsea...Bryan is currently serving as a Master Sergeant...planning to major in either business management or foreign area studies with a minor in Portuguese...future plans include working in the security forces field...attended the Academy's Prep School...grandfather is a retired Chief Master Sergeant...member of Cadet Squadron 26.

    Inside Track & Field