Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Justin was first introduced to the arts, when his mom took him to see his cousin’s play at the age of 8. Instantly drawn to the bright lights of the stage, Justin was hooked on the idea of becoming an actor. However, in his younger years, Justin decide to focus his attention on another passion, sports. He excelled at soccer, football, basketball, baseball, golf, track, and volleyball. Justin’s skills on the football field earned him the title of a two-time All-State Performer as wide receiver and defensive back. After graduating high school, Just went on to play football for the University of Louisville Cardinals, the team that he had grown up watching and admiring. After two successful years with his dream team, Justin’s heart was no longer on the field, and decided to leave the team to focus his time on acting. He spent the summer of his sophomore year in London studying Shakespeare and after 8 weeks abroad, Justin returned home with a certainty that he was born to tell stories through writing and acting.
Justin attend the ARTS and wowed the agents and castings from Hollywood to New York City! Just was awarded an Overall Performer with many opportunities for representation. Shortly thereafter, Just boarded a plane to Los Angeles and has never looked back.
He has since appeared in numerous feature films including Couples Retreat, Blink, and Devolved to name a few. However it is Justin’s current role on the hit series “90210,” that has given him international recognition for his breakout performance. In addition this 16 episode arc on “90210″, Justin has two films coming out in the New Year including the independent feature, THRIFT STORE COWBOY, where he plays the son of the legendary country music singer Kix Brooks (Brooks & Dunn). He will also star alongside Devon Werkheiser and Nicole Forestor in the highly anticipated action thriller, THE WICKED about a group of teenagers who test the legend of an inextinguishable witch and get more than they bargained for.