Justin Willis 31
Justin  Willis
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
West New York, N.J.

High School:
Memorial

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
06/08/1999

 

11/30/2017

Omaha Challenge - Day 1

Commodores open annual Challenge

10/14/2017

Team Black wins back-and-forth game three

Freshman Jayson Gonzalez homers again in Black and Gold Series

09/12/2017

Baseball America tabs Vandy with #1 recruiting class

Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class

High School - Lettered two years in baseball at St. Joseph High School and two years in baseball at Memorial High School under coach Danny Marroquin... also lettered two years in basketball...helped the Tigers to a County Championship as a senior... named Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American, Northeast -- All Region first-team, All-Conference, and team captain as a senior... named Rawlings-Perfect Game 2016 Underclass third-team and team captain as a junior... helped St. Joseph to a top-5 ranking in New Jersey as a sophomore... named All-State, All-Conference and team captain as a sophomore... helped St. Joseph to a top-5 ranking in New Jersey as a freshman... named All-State and All-Conference as a freshman... played summer ball for the Evoshield Canes... was on the Dean's List all four years of high school... played high school and/or summer ball with Austin Weiermiller (Stanford), Mackenzie Gore (1st round, 2017, San Diego), and Jordan Adell (1st round, 2017, Los Angeles -- AL).

Academics - Willis' major is Economics

Personal - Justin James Willis... Born 6/8/99 in Melrose, Mass.... Son of Albert and Janette Aguero... father played Division III baseball at Stevens Institute... has one sibling, Athena... Nickname is Willy, Candela... Favorites include: Marcus Stroman (player), New York Mets (team), J.J. Redick (pro athlete -- non baseball player), Basketball (other sport), NBA 2K (video game), Grown Ups 1 and 2, Think Like a Man (movie), Family Guy, Love it or List it (tv show), Adam Sandler (actor), Ropa Vieja (meal), Rap -- Mike Stud, Red Hot Chili Peppers (music/singer/band), Iced Oatmeal Clif Bar (late night snack), Miami (vacation spot)... says if he wasn't playing baseball he would be playing video games... names Seth Green as the actor to play him in a movie... uses Bold as one word to describe himself... lists Closing the County Championship his Senior year as his most memorable athletic moment... chose Vanderbilt "because it was and still is the best combination of baseball and academics as a top 15 school in both aspects."

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