Career Highlights

Justin is a strong, athletic, versatile guard who can play the SG, SF, and PG positions. Justin was one of the best perimeter defenders in the Big 12, and he is willing to sacrifice his own stats for the betterment of the team. At 6’4”, smooth, with elite athleticism, Justin likes to beat guys off the dribble and take the ball strong to the rim, finishing fearlessly and having no problem taking contact. He can also post up smaller guards and knock down the perimeter shot.

In his senior season (2015-16) at Kansas St., Justin led his team in points per game, rebounds per game, and steals per game. He averaged 13ppg, 6rpg, 3apg, and 2spg. In 2014-15, Justin averaged 6ppg, 3.3rpg, 2apg, and 1.2spg. In 2013-14, Justin sat out due to NCAA transfer rules. Prior to playing at Kansas St., Justin played two seasons at the University of Maine from 2011-13. He started 56 games at Maine and averaged 15.3ppg, 5.4rpg, 3.4apg, and 2spg in 32 mins per game in his two-year career. In 2013 he was named to the All-AEC 2nd team, and in 2012 was named to the AEC All-Rookie Team. Justin also played for the Canadian University National Team in 2013.

Justin played for Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institution for five years in Whitby, Ontario. He ranked as the eighth-best player in Canada for the 2011 class. Justin averaged 20ppg,6apg,4.4rpg, and 3.5spg in his high school career.


Justin was born on October 31, 1992 in Scarborough, Ontario. His parents are Julian Edwards and Nancy Downes. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. His favorite basketball player is Vince Carter.


“Scott and his team really pushed my name both in the NBA and overseas during the draft process. He was able to walk me step by step through the process and really explain how everything works. I can sleep better at night knowing that Scott and Rize Management have my back.”

  • Stats

    Position: G

    Height: 6-4

    Weight: 210 lbs

    Birthdate: October 31, 1992

    High School:
    Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institution – Whitby, Ontario

    Kansas State

    Passport: Canadian

  • Photos

    JEdwards10 JEdwards9 JEdwards8 JEdwards7 JEdwards5 JEdwards4 JEdwards3 JEdwards2 JEdwards Junior guard Justin Edwards makes a layup off an assist from sophomore guard Nigel Johnson in the second half of the Wildcats' 63-53 defeat of the Cowboys January 24, 2015, in Bramlage Coliseum. (Parker Robb | The Collegian)