Justin R. Muchnick
A Stanford sophomore and graduate of Phillips Academy Andover (2016), Justin was a two-time captain of the varsity wrestling team, served on the Athletic Advisory Board, worked as a senior proctor, participated in the chess club, and was a campus tour guide. He is the current recipient of Andover’s Thorndike Internship in Historical Biography. The program annually supports the work of one rising senior selected by the chair of the history department for the purpose of researching and writing a biographical article of an alumnus or alumna of Phillips or Abbot academies for publication in the Andover Archives. Justin’s newest book, Teen’s Guide to College and Career Planning, will be released soon. (Peterson’s, February 2016, 12th ed.). He is also the author of The Boarding School Survival Guide (Peterson’s Publishing, 2014) and the co-author of Straight-A Study Skills (Adams Media, 2013), and he is a front matter contributor to Peterson’s 2014–15 and 2015-16 Private Secondary Schools guide. He is the youngest journalist for The Bootleg (www.scout.com), Stanford University’s sports news website, where he has published articles about college football for the past five years. Recently, Justin became the youngest Charter Content Creator for Yoursports.com, a social publishing platform for sports. His academic interests include reading, writing, Latin, and modern American history. When he is not in college, he lives with his three younger siblings (Jacob, Ross, and Alexa) and his parents in Newport Beach, CA. He is an avid fan of Star Wars and Rocky and is addicted to the P90X workout DVDs. Justin graduated Andover’s class of 2016 and currently in Stanford’s class of 2020. He is double majoring at Stanford in Classics and American Studies with a minor in Art History.