JJ Pedersen
JJ Pedersen
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Milford, Conn.
High School: Platt Tech
Major: Exercise Science

Personal Bests:
5k - 17:53.8 - Wellesley Invitational, Sept. 1, 2017
8k - 28:10.45 - James Earley Invitational, Oct. 7, 2017

As a Sophomore (2018):
Academic All-GNAC ... Participated in five events during season ... Finished 15th at Wellesley Invitational (19:01.2) ... Posted season-best 8K time of 30:06.20 at UMass Dartmouth Invitational ... Finished in 41st place at GNAC Championships (31:44).

As a Freshman (2017):
Competed in all seven races for Regis...was the Pride's highest finisher on five occasions...ran his best 8k of the season at the James Earley Invitational, where he finished with a time of 28:10.45...one-time recipient of the GNAC Rookie of the Week Award

JJ is a 2017 graduate of Platt Technical High School in Milford, Conn...ran three years of varsity track and field and one year of varsity cross country for the Panthers...was named All-Constitution State Conference in cross country as a senior...led his cross country team to its first CSC title in 25 years as a senior

JJ was born in New Haven, Conn...is majoring in exercise science...the son of Jon Pedersen Sr. and Kristen Adanti-Pedersen...has one younger brother, Michael