A Metro Detroit native, Justin is a Michigan State University (Go Spartans!) and Northeastern University graduate. Rice lives in the South End with his dog, son and wife, who unfortunately attended the University of Michigan…his wife, that is. He is a freelance journalist who covers local news for the Boston Globe and has a passion for covering Olympic and Paralympic sports as well as Boston Public School (BPS) athletics. He sits on the Boards of both the BCYF Blackstone Community Center and the Blackstone Franklin Square Neighborhood Association, as well as the annual fundraising celebration committee for America Scores Boston, an after-school soccer and creative writing program for BPS students.