Originally from upstate NY, Justin, his wife Angela, and their 2 daughters have lived in NYC since 2008. He served as a Youth Pastor in the Bronx where he was honored to serve amazing Bronx youth for 6 years. Additionally, he also served as the Protestant Chaplain at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and most recently, with The Navigators in NYC. In college, Justin studied Intercultural Studies and also has a masters in Intercultural Ministry with a focus on Urban Missiology. Additionally, he is in his final year at Reformed Theological Seminary NYC. Justin currently serves as the Pastoral Resident for the UES congregation. He works with the community groups team serving and caring for community groups and their leaders.