Justin closed out his ninth and final season in the National Football League with the Denver Broncos. He played in 122 career games and spent time with seven different teams including Detroit, Baltimore, Seattle, Indianapolis, Houston, and Jacksonville.
Justin was named to the Pro Bowl in 2015 following his most successful season in the NFL. He rushed for over 1,200 yards and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week twice during 2014.
Justin’s personal journey is one of the best stories in the NFL.
Justin has a genuine desire to positively impact others with his message of perseverance through life’s disappointments. His witty and down-to-earth personality engages audiences from corporate environments to youth groups as he shares his inspirational journey of hope, focus, determination, and the importance of legacy.
A native of Mulberry, Florida, Justin spent his freshman and sophomore seasons at Mulberry High School before his family moved to Texas. He attended Grace Prep Academy for his final two years of high school. Justin played collegiately at the University of California-Berkeley where he ranked third in school history with 3,220 rushing yards and fourth with 26 touchdowns. He was a teammate of former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch while at Cal.
In his career, Justin has rushed for 3,890 yards on 820 carries with nineteen touchdowns. He added 210 receptions for 1,351 yards and one score. He played in nine games for the Jaguars in 2013 before injuring his foot, forcing him to miss the remainder of the season. He spent parts of four seasons (2008-11) with Seattle and the 2012 season with the Texans.