Name: Justin Kruse

High School: Cascade High School (Turner, Ore.)

Sport(s): Football

Position(s): Offensive and defensive line

Height / Weight: 6-1, 245

High School Highlights:
2012: First-Team All-State defensive line, Second-Team All-State center, First-Team All-Conference defensive end, First-Team All-Conference center and Oregon West Conference (Class 4A) Defensive Player of the Year; First-Team All-Conference defensive end as a junior; Second-Team All-Conference as a sophomore; helped team win league title in 2012 and reach state semifinals; recorded 87 tackles, five sacks and six forced fumbles his senior season.

Why I chose George Fox:
It is an excellent institution. The year 2014 will be the first year for football in over 40 years. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. And it is a wonderful university.