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Justin Young and Jennifer Young are a team of Siblings on The Amazing Race 19.

The siblings often encountered personality clashes during their time on the race, with Justin's meticulous approach frequently clashing with Jennifer's hotheadedness. Despite their differences, however, the two managed to work well enough, often placing near the top of the pack. In the seventh leg, Jennifer made the mistake of leaving the Roadblock clue with Justin, resulting in her being unsure of the instructions. Rather than go back and check on the clue, she inexplicably decided to do nothing but wait for another team to show up. When it became clear that they had fallen to last place, she finally decided to go back to her brother, realizing that that was what was specified in the clue all along. The resulting time loss proved fatal, eliminating them in 7th place.

Profile

Retrieved from CBS.com[1]

Justin

Age: 31
Hometown: Stone Mountain, Ga.­
Connection to your teammate: Brother
Current occupation: Doctor
Describe what you do: I took time off from surgery residency and am now considering a change into emergency medicine. I plan to work part-time as an ER physician and at REI, while transitioning back into clinical training as an emergency medicine resident in 2012.­
How will these skills help you win The Race? Focus, drive, attention to detail and endurance are skills essential to surviving residency. I know they will help on even the toughest legs of The Race.
Three words to describe you: Funny, observant and adventurous.
Favorite hobbies: Watching movies, rock climbing and skiing
What famous person reminds you of yourself? Charlie Brown
What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Tina Turner
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Becoming a doctor.
What scares you most about traveling? Accidentally getting lost in dangerous areas or offending local people. I would like to represent the U.S. in a positive way.
What excites you most about traveling? The novelty of it. I love adventures, seeing new places and meeting new people.
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: She shuts down when she gets hungry or sleepy and has a tendency to get really mean when this happens.
Pet peeve about your teammate: Her hunger and her sleep rage – she can get pretty irrational when she feels she has been wronged.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Fiji – from the huts on the water to the openness and beauty.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope to gain an even stronger relationship and give her another reason to be proud of me as her big brother.

Jennifer

Age: 26
Hometown: Stone Mountain, Ga.
Connection to your teammate: Sister
Current occupation: Special Education Teacher
Describe what you do: I teach kids to reach beyond the limits of their labels.
How will these skills help you win The Race? Teaching special education has taught me that the sky is the limit and the only stumbling block is you. Patience, caring and understanding come with this job too.
Three words to describe you: Outgoing, determined and loving.
Favorite hobbies: Reading, napping and watching TV.
What famous person reminds you of yourself? Taraji P. Henson because she is classy and sassy.
What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Taye Diggs because he's smart, charming and always smiling.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I'm very proud of my teaching career as a whole. It takes a special person to teach and an extra special person to teach special education.
What scares you most about traveling? Losing my passport and having to rot in some foreign prison for a crime I didn't commit - a la "Brokedown Palace."
What excites you most about traveling? Meeting new people and seeing beautiful places.
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: I'm always the kid sister in his eyes. He doesn't always listen to me or take my word without double checking. This Race is fast and we won't have time for that.
Pet peeve about your teammate: His whistling. Arrgh!
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Italy. I am fascinated and caught up in the beauty of the people, art, language and architecture.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other then winning one million bucks)? I hope to grow closer and have a good time. We want to see the world and meet, greet and touch the people in it. 

The Amazing Race 19

Race History

Justin & Jennifer's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 United States → Taiwan No Detour Jennifer 3 of 11
2 2 Taiwan → Indonesia Shake Your Money Maker / Be a Ticket Taker Justin 8 of 11 [1]
3 3 Indonesia Rice Field / Grass Fed Justin 4 of 9
4 4 Indonesia → Thailand Coral Reconstruction / Beach Preparation Jennifer 2 of 8
5 5 Thailand No Detour Justin 4 of 8 [2]
Jennifer
6 6 Thailand → Malawi All Sewn Up / Not Grown Up Justin 2 of 7 [3]
7 7 Malawi Dugout / Lugout Jennifer 7 of 7
Average 4.29
Legend:
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist
H This team was penalized with a "Hazard"

Notes:
1: Justin & Jennifer initially arrived 6th, but were forced to return to the 'Aisyiyah Orphanage, as they failed to donate all of their money to the orphanage, before they could check in. During this time, two teams checked in during this time, dropping them to 8th.
2: Leg 5 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to perform the second one.
3: Justin & Jennifer initially arived 1st, but did not pay their truck driver and were required to turn back and pay him. Andy & Tommy checked in during this time, dropping them to 2nd.

Post-Race

Trivia

  • Highest racing average of a team who came in 7th without winning any leg, at 4.29.
  • Justin & Jennifer are the first team to be eliminated in Malawi.

External links

Interviews

  • Elizabeth Kwiatkowski at Reality TV World (11/07/2011): "Exclusive: Justin Young and Jennifer Young talk 'The Amazing Race'"
  • Joyce Eng at TV Guide (11/07/2011): "Amazing Race's Justin and Jennifer: It Was a "Huge Mistake" Not Biking Back"
  • Digital Spy (11/08/2011): "'Amazing Race' interview: Jennifer & Justin on "forgotten clue" exit"
  • Gina at Reality Wanted (11/08/2011): "The Amazing Race 19: Exclusive Interview with Justin and Jennifer Young"

Social Media


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