Thursday, June 28, 2018

Justin Frisk - 2018 Highlands Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee


The Class of 2018 Inductees will be recognized during HHS Homecoming weekend October 19-21 including a public induction ceremony at Highlands Performing Center followed by a banquet dinner at The Syndicate.

Highlands High School is excited to announce the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class.  Inductees include: Angela Barre Falhaber, David Freer, Tammy Schlarman Freihofer, Eric Glaser, Justin Frisk, Coach Bill Herrmann, Scott Kuhnhein, Jean Pritchard, Kimberly Draud Rohmiller, and Michael Vories.


The Team of Distinction is the 1978-79 Boys Basketball Team.

Justin Frisk graduated from Highlands in 1997 and starred on the football team for three seasons.  As a team captain, he led Highlands to an undefeated (15-0) AAA State Championship in 1996 and a USA Today final ranking of 21st in the nation.

During his outstanding career, he ran for over 4500 yards scoring 74 touchdowns in a variety of ways. His senior year alone he rushed 209 times for 1932 yards averaging an impressive 9.2 yards a carry his senior year.  He was also a perfect 4 of 4 passing for 148 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Justin garnered local and state attention in 1996 winning the 3A Roy Kidd Football Player of the Year, Buddy LaRosa Male Athlete of the Year, Northern Kentucky AAA/AAAA Player of the Year, Highlands Team MVP Award and was named to the Kentucky/Tennessee All-Star game and was a finalist for Mr. Kentucky Football.

After high school Justin played football at Mesa Junior College and Thomas More College.  He has two children, Jaedyn and Jaxon. He currently resides in Cold Spring with his longtime partner, Rachel Crawford and her two children, Carter and Xander.

He works as a Sales Advisor at Drive Time in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Justin gives back to the community serving as an assistant youth football coach. He is also an active member at Crossroads Community Church.

The Highlands Athletics Boosters Association sponsors the Highlands Athletic Hall of Fame. The Class of 2018 Inductees will be recognized during HHS Homecoming weekend October 19-21 including a public induction ceremony at Highlands Performing Center followed by a banquet dinner at The Syndicate. The event details and ticket sales will be announced closer to the event.

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