Justin Turner Religion: Does He Follow Christian Faith?

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People have shown an overwhelming curiosity to learn about the religion Justin Turner follows. To their understanding, Turner is a Christian.

Justin Matthew Turner, also known as “Redturn2,” was born in Long Beach, California, on November 23, 1984.

Turner is a professional American baseball player who is a third baseman for the Boston Red Sox of the Major League Baseball (MLB) club.

Justin Turner In The Game For Red Sox
Justin Turner In The Game For Red Sox (Source: Instagram)

Redturn2 played for Mayfair High School and committed to play with the Cal State Fullerton Titans for his collegiate career.

He started his MLB journey with the Baltimore Orioles, despite being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2006 MLB Draft.

Besides, Turner had already played for New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers.

With the Dodgers, he won the National League Championship Series Most Valuable Player Award and was named twice to the All-Star games.

Turner signed a contract with the Red Sox for the 2023 season and the player option for 2024 on January 6, 2023.

Justin Turner Religion

The curiosity of the people has been increasing about the religion of Justin Turner.

Redturn2 hasn’t publicly revealed his religion in the media, but as per his post about celebrating Christmas, we can assume he is a Christian.

Justin Turner Celebrating Christmas
Justin Turner Celebrating Christmas (Source: Instagram)

The baseman posted a photo of his wife and two dogs with the caption “Merry Christmas on Instagram.

The Red Sox’s third baseman was born to Christian parents, John and Betsy Turner, and has celebrated Christmas since childhood.

“I have a Christmas video, I was about 3 years old, and he bought me a plastic T-ball set,” said Justin.

The player also has a younger sister who follows the same religion.

Justin Turner Wife

Justin Turner exchanged vows with his longtime girlfriend, Kourtney Pogue, on December 10, 2017.

Their wedding was conducted by the color commentator and analyst for the Dodgers, Orel Hershiser, in Mexico.

Justin With His Wife And Dogs
Justin With His Wife And Dogs (Source: Instagram)

The Indiana born and raised Kourtney graduated with a gender studies and psychology degree from UCLA.

Since November 2019, Pogue has been working as a member of the Board of Advisors on UCLA Operation Mend.

Kourtney, along with her husband Justin, founded the Justin Turner Foundation in 2016. She serves as the vice president of the foundation.

Moreover, she has also been a member of the Board of Trustees at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles since March 2022.

Besides, she has also appeared in movies like Not Another High School Show and Untold Stories of the ER.

Justin Turner Injury In A Game Against The Tigers

The Boston Red Sox third baseman in a match against the Detroit Tigers on March 6, 2023, got pitched in the face.

The Tigers right-hander Matt Manning’s pitch in the first inning drilled in Turner’s face putting him immediately on the ground.

Turner stayed on the ground, bloodied and in obvious pain, as the medical staff rushed to the ground with their first aid kit.

The Sox third baseman eventually walked off on his own and was rushed to the hospital. His initial scans looked clear, but the one-time World Series champion required 16 stitches.

Turner received a lot of messages and prayers from his fan after the incident. He thanked all the fans for their concerns and expressed gratitude for all the love via Twitter.

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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