Justin Connelly
Justin Connelly
Height: 6-0
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: McDonough, Ga.
High School: Union Grove
Previous College: Mercer University
Major: Nursing


  • 2017 Georgia Amateur Champion

At Georgia College

Major: Nursing

Minor: Business Administration

Previous College

  • Spent three seasons at Division I Mercer University
  • All-Conference First Team
  • Srixon Academic All-American
  • Graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Psychology

High School

  • Union Grove High
  • Coaches: Valerie Stansell
  • Also lettered in basketball


  • Born Dec. 2
  • Parents: Jay and Lynne Connelly
  • Brother of Bobcat Tennis' Nathan Connelly
  • Favorite athlete: NBA great Michael Jordan
  • Why Georgia Colllege: Because I think this team will win the National Championship this year!
  • Biggest sports thrill: dunking on Nathan Connelly in our Backyard Basketball League
  • Biggest fear: not accomplishing what God put me on this earth to do
  • Pre-tourney ritual: blueberry bagel with peanut butter; listens to the song "Lose Yourself" by Eminem
  • Favorite Song: It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones
  • Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
  • Favorite TV Show: Fresh Prince of Bel Air
  • Lives by the motto "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."