Justin is a native of northern Colorado having grown up in the small town of Ault. He attended Hastings College for his undergraduate degree in Mathematics Education. After graduation, Justin spent the next four years teaching high school math, everything from Algebra 1 to AP Calculus. He also coached girls basketball and was the head baseball coach as well.
Following his time as a teacher, Justin graduated from the University of Oregon with a Master’s in Nonprofit Management. During his time in school, he got an internship at Volunteers in Medicine. Over the next couple of years, he was promoted to Development Director. After that, he worked for Junior Achievement USA as a Stewardship Manager in Colorado Springs. Most recently, Justin reconnected with some Hastings College colleagues in the Admissions office.