2009: Played on JV team.
At Anderson High School: Earned eight letters amoung three sports... 2008 honorable mention All-Ohio as WR... 2007 and 2008 honorable mention all-district and first-team all-league... Applebees Athlete of the Week... Team was 2007 Ohio Division II state champion, the first in school history... 2008 state runner-up... Honorable mention all-district and first-team all-league in basketball his junior and senior years... Two-time basketball team MVP who made 2009 Cincinnati East All-Star Team... 2008 Cincinnati Basketball Player of the Year nominee... Qualified for 2008 regional in the high jump... Four-time Anderson HS Top Scholar-Athlete Award winner... Academic all-league in all three sports.
Personal: John Michael Runk is the son of Jack and Jayne Runk... Interested in history and a law career... Uncle, Jerry Donini, owns Brown University's shot put record.