Justin was born and raised in Massachusetts, and he graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications at Salem State University. Justin has done internships at WBZ TV in Boston for the sports department and for a night show at 98.5 The Sports Hub. Justin's first job in the television/news business was at the Suncoast News Network in Sarasota, Florida as photojournalist for three years. This is his first on air job at NBC Nebraska. Justin's hobbies include reading, playing bass guitar, and exploring the outdoors. He has also lived in New Hampshire.