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Justin Nedrow, Photographer

Justin Nedrow is a Jacksonville-based photographer who started volunteering for Spinnaker in 2020 and recently graduated in spring 2023 with a degree in sports management from the University of North Florida. Taking hundreds, if not thousands, of photos, Justin has helped Spinnaker reporters cover everything from sports games, protests, ordinary campus life and more. Photography is a passion project for Justin, one he started to meet new people and express himself without words.

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Spinnaker Editor-in-Chief Carter Mudgett (left) interviews President Moez Limayem (right) after his first month on the job.

[Photo] Behind the strategy to ensure UNF’s future

Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief April 9, 2024

Spinnaker Editor-in-Chief Carter Mudgett (left) interviews President Moez Limayem (right) after his first month on the job.

FSU football gear.

[Photo] OPINION: The CFP is just the BCS with a fresh coat of paint

Ethan Leckie, Opinions Editor December 8, 2023

FSU football gear.

Faculty Association President Mike Binder.

[Photo] Board of Trustees approve post-tenure review policy 12-1 as UNF faculty look on in disappointment

Carter Mudgett and Jeanne Gilbert September 18, 2023

Faculty members filled the seats behind the Board of Trustees for their Monday morning meeting.

University of North Florida President Moez Limayem (center), Dr. Alya Limayem (left) and Board of Trustees Chair Kevin Hyde (right) at President Limayem’s inauguration on April 14, 2023.

[Photo] UNF’s proposed post-tenure review policy goes before the Board of Trustees Monday; understanding the context

Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief September 16, 2023

University of North Florida President Moez Limayem (center), Dr. Alya Limayem (left) and Board of Trustees Chair Kevin Hyde (right) at President Limayem’s inauguration on April 14, 2023.

The Green, located at the center of UNFs campus, is a popular spot for students trying to relax between classes. A smaller school than UF or FSU, many students can find quiet spots across campus to study, read and hang out.

[Photo] What do students think of UNF’s 25,000 enrollment goal?

Jeanne Gilbert, Reporter August 21, 2023

The Green, located at the center of UNF's campus, is a popular spot for students trying to relax between classes. A smaller school than UF or FSU, many students can find quiet spots across campus to study,...

It didnt take long for White to feel at home with her Osprey teammates.

[Photo] Stage IV cancer, a torn ACL not enough to stop Mahalia White from achieving greatness on and off the court

Riley Platt, Sports Editor July 24, 2023

It didn't take long for White to feel at home with her Osprey teammates.

The University of North Florida entrance sign with a green palm tree behind and purple and white flowers in front.

[Photo] UNF cancels Tuesday classes due to severe weather

Jeanne Gilbert, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2024

The University of North Florida.

A University of North Florida student holds up a sign during a protest for LGBTQ+ rights last year.

[Photo] Resisting, fighting added to celebration of Pride Month this year, UNF LGBTQ director says

June 21, 2023

A University of North Florida student holds up a sign during a protest for LGBTQ+ rights last year.

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Outfielder Peyton Burdick #6 hitting a ball from a Nashville Sounds pitcher on April 19th, 2023 at 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville Florida.

[Photo] Through the eyes of a photographer: April

Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief May 1, 2023

San Antonio Gunslingers Defensive Back Kali Rashaad #5 celebrating after beating the Jacksonville-based Sharks 63-62 at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on April 15th, 2023.

UNF baseball players high-five each other

[Photo] Baseball punishes USF in mercy-rule win

Riley Platt, Sports Editor April 19, 2023

With Tuesday's win, the Ospreys improve to 20-16 on the season.

Limayem smiles on the podium during his speech.

[Photo] “Thank you”: Limayem officially inaugurated as UNF’s seventh president

Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief April 14, 2023

Limayem smiles on the podium during his speech.

UNF LGBTQ Center Director Manny Velásquez-Paredes holds rainbow flags in the air and claps as President Moez Limayems procession makes its way through the Student Union Friday morning.

[Photo] Members of the UNF LGBTQ community share their stories for Pride Month

Madelyn Schneider, News Editor June 3, 2024

UNF LGBTQ Center Director Manny Velásquez-Paredes holds rainbow flags in the air and claps as President Moez Limayem's procession makes its way through the Student Union Friday morning.

Lissie Morales, the president of Students for a Democratic Society, holds a homemade sign in front of Lazzara Hall where University of North Florida President Moez Limayem would later be inaugurated.

[Photo] Silent protest held outside UNF president’s inauguration ceremony

Grae Barron, Reporter April 14, 2023

Icarus Olsen, a member of Students for a Democratic Society, holds a homemade sign in front of Lazzara Hall where University of North Florida President Moez Limayem would later be inaugurated.

Lissie Morales, the president of Students for a Democratic Society, holds a homemade sign in front of Lazzara Hall where University of North Florida President Moez Limayem would later be inaugurated.

[Photo] Behind the students of activist group Students for a Democratic Society

Grae Barron, Reporter April 21, 2023

Lissie Morales, the president of Students for a Democratic Society, holds a homemade sign in front of Lazzara Hall where University of North Florida President Moez Limayem would later be inaugurated.

Limayem smiles

[Photo] Limayem turns down salary bump, UNF BOT praise his “successful first year”

Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief September 19, 2023

President Moez Limayem was officially inaugurated in April.

UNF baseball player dejected on the field of play.

[Photo] Baseball shows signs of excellence, but drops series to Jacksonville State

Jacob Justice, Sports Reporter April 10, 2023

A pair of defensive meltdowns ultimately cost the Ospreys, giving up 24 runs in the two losses.

Softball player running down the baseline

[Photo] Softball continues to struggle, falls to Liberty in weekend series

Jacob Justice, Sports Reporter April 10, 2023

The Ospreys have now dropped eight consecutive games.

Jakob Runnels at the plate

[Photo] Baseball takes down USF in extra-inning thriller

Riley Platt, Sports Editor April 5, 2023

Matthew Clements made an impact, both offensively and defensively, in Tuesday's win vs. USF.

Pitcher Clayton Boroski had a rough outing in game 2, giving up a three-run homer that ultimately ended his time pitching.

[Photo] Through the eyes of a photographer: March

Justin Nedrow, Photographer April 3, 2023

Pitcher Clayton Boroski had a rough outing in game 2, giving up a three-run homer that ultimately ended his time pitching.

Baseball player looks on

[Photo] Baseball puts up runs, but drops series to EKU

Jacob Justice, Sports Reporter April 3, 2023

Alex Lodise has lit up opposing pitchers, batting .352 with 10 home runs this season.

UNF President Moez Limayem (right) holds hands with his wife, Dr. Alya Limayem (left) as they make their way across the campus to Lazzara Hall for his inauguration ceremony.

[Photo] UNF president named one of the Jacksonville Business Journals’ 2023 Ultimate CEOs

Carter Mudgett, Editor in Chief August 18, 2023

Members of Student Government smile with University of North Florida President Moez Limayem for a photo.

The Student Government Senates seal on the wall of the Senate Chambers on the third floor of the University of North Floridas Student Union.

[Photo] UNF SG elects chief justice and Budgets and Allocations Committee chair

April 23, 2024

The Student Government Senate's seal on the wall of the Senate Chambers on the third floor of the University of North Florida's Student Union.

Members of Student Government smile with University of North Florida President Moez Limayem for a photo.

[Photo] Limayem speaks to packed Senate chambers about his successes and challenges as president

Marissa Cannegieter, Government Reporter March 31, 2023

Two members of the University of North Florida chapter of Students for a Democratic Society, Marlo Crosby (left) and Icarus Olsen (right) delivered public comments to the Student Government Senate on Friday....

Even with the advances that have been made, Morrow shared that the University is still roughly 50 scholarships short of being fully-funded as an athletic department.

[Photo] How Giving Day is helping propel UNF athletics to the next level

Riley Platt, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

Even with the advances that have been made, Morrow shared that the University is still roughly 50 scholarships short of being fully-funded as an athletic department.

UNF infielder Gabriel Esquivel trots around the basepath

[Photo] Baseball and softball take weekend series from Stetson in tag-team effort

Riley Platt, Sports Editor March 27, 2023

The Hatters may have gotten the upper hand on Friday, but the Ospreys fought back to take the series.

UNF softball players stand by dugout

[Photo] Softball puts on offensive spectacle, dominates FAU in Sunshine State doubleheader

Jacob Justice, Sports Reporter March 24, 2023

The Ospreys now carry great momentum heading into a tough weekend showdown with the Stetson Hatters.

Hendricksen led the Ospreys in scoring and rebounding during his final season.

[Photo] Breaking down Carter Hendricksen’s legendary UNF career

Riley Platt, Sports Editor March 14, 2023

Hendricksen led the Ospreys in scoring and rebounding during his final season.

Overhead view of TIAA Bank at sunset

Through the eyes of a photographer: February

Justin Nedrow, Photographer March 1, 2023

The shortest month of the year is over yet it was still jam-packed with important moments. From on-campus rallies and sports to sunset shots of the University of North Florida and even NASCAR, scroll through...

UNF basketball shorts

[Photo] Men’s basketball’s season comes to end in early exit from ASUN tourney

Riley Platt, Sports Editor March 1, 2023

Lanier made strong contributions Monday, scoring 10 points off the bench.

A glimpse of downtown Jacksonville.

[Photo] Gov. Ron DeSantis appoints real estate CEO Jay Demetree to UNF BOT

Jeanne Gilbert, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024

A glimpse of downtown Jacksonville.

The Ospreys basketball program looks to increase its competitiveness by adding a number of new signings this offseason

[Photo] Fall sports are back! What to expect from UNF Athletics this semester

Jacob Justice, Sports Editor August 23, 2023

The Ospreys basketball program looks to increase it's competitiveness by adding a number of new signings this offseason

Emma Broermann cheers on her teammates

[Photo] Women’s basketball regresses, falls to North Alabama in ASUN matchup

Jacob Justice, Sports Reporter February 27, 2023

Broermann's performance on the boards helped keep the Ospreys close at times.

Carter Hendricksen exudes energy during game

[Photo] Hendricksen shines on senior night, leads men’s basketball past Bellarmine

Riley Platt, Sports Editor February 25, 2023

Now in his 14th season at UNF, Coach Driscoll is no stranger to the challenges of the ASUN tournament.

Jose Placer dribbles at the top of the key

[Photo] Men’s basketball dominates EKU, secures a spot in the ASUN tournament

Jacob Justice, Sports Reporter February 24, 2023

Hicklen picked apart the EKU defense with a game-high 16 points Wednesday.

University of North Florida students shouted chants over music in the Student Union as they participated in a Florida-wide walkout on Feb. 23, 2023.

[Photo] "Why won't you protect us?" students ask UNF president during heated town hall meeting

February 23, 2023

University of North Florida students shouted chants over music in the Student Union as they participated in a Florida-wide walkout on Feb. 23, 2023.

Alivia Kalin delivers a speech to the crowd during Tuesdays rally.

[Photo] “Educate, don’t discriminate”: UNF community members rally for diversity in education

Mallory Pace, News Editor February 22, 2023

A student hoists a "Skip Fascism in Education" sign above their head during Tuesday's protest.

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