Raymore-Peculiar High School
|Height / Weight:|
5-6 / 125
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008-09)
Recorded a 12-8 mark on the season, including a 12-5 mark in tournament action and 0-3 in duals ... Competed at the Oklahoma City Invitational, Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic and the UNK Loper Open ... Began the season as Oklahoma's starter at 125 pounds ... Two of his season wins came by major decision and one by fall ...Outscored opponents 96-82 on the season.
As a freshman (2008-09)
Redshirted...Compiled a 16-5 record competing unattached in open tournaments at 125 pounds...Went 5-0 at the Lindenwood Open to place first and was crowned champion at the Roger Denker Open after a 3-0 showing...Placed second at the Missouri Open and garnered a fourth place finish at the Oklahoma Open...Also competed at the Central Missouri Open...Went 4-0 at the FILA Junior National Championships to place first...Was awarded "Most Outstanding Freshman" by OU staff at the postseason banquet.
Junior Freestyle and Greco champion ... Also crowned Pan-Am freestyle champion ... Lettered all four years.
Son of Bill and Carolyn Forrest ... Full name is Justin Daniel Forrest ... Born Nov. 29, 1989 ... Has two sisters, Samantha (16) and Megan (15) and one brother, William (21) ... Favorite food are crab legs ... Nickname is "Gump" ... Pineapple Express is his favorite movie ... Dream job is to become an astronaut and family is his most prized possession ... Reasons to attend OU include his experience on his official visit and how comfortable he was with the team and coaches.
Coach Spates on Forrest:
"Just Forrest is a one-time Missouri state champion who shocked the wrestling world by winning the Junior National Championships this past summer. He did it by pinning the defending national champion. Justin is a great kid with great dreams. I think he is going to have a great future at OU."