Justin is a native of San Antonio, Texas but lived most of his life in Pearl, Mississippi. After high school he found his way to the University of Southern Mississippi. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in History and minors in Administrative Justice and Religion, but more importantly, met future wife, Mallory, while attending. Mallory, also a graduate of Southern Mississippi, has a Bachelors Degree in Deaf Education and a Masters in Higher Education from Kaplan University.
Following college they were married and left Mississippi in 2007 for Georgia where Justin enrolled in McAfee School of Theology in pursuit of a Masters of Divinity degree. Justin completed requirements for that degree in May of 2010.
Prior to being called as Minister of Youth at FBC Jefferson in January of 2010, Justin worked part-time as the Youth Pastor of the Spirit of Joy Christian Church in Flowery Branch, Georgia.
Justin and Mallory had a baby girl born in January of 2014 and another daughter July of 2016.