Justin is a graduate of the University of California: Santa Barbara with a Bachelors of Science in Biopsychology. Justin has spent time working as a peer-counselor at UC Santa Barbara where he provided drop-in psychological intervention for a broad range of mental health disorders, as a Rehabilitation Specialist, where he implemented psychosocial interventions and methods for youth and young adults struggling with a broad range of mental health disorders and is now currently a recovery support coordinator for those struggling with eating disorders. Similarly, Justin’s pursuit of health and fitness translates to weightlifting and bodybuilding where he hopes to similarly coach individuals seeking sustainable health and nutritional improvements to boost self-confidence, happiness, and resiliency. Justin’s ultimate professional goals are to coach evidence-based practices for the improvement of others’ physical and mental wellbeing with an emphasis on movement and nutrition in one's journey towards optimal living.
2014 - 2018: UC Santa Barbara, B.S. in BioPsychology
2016 – Current: Bodybuilding.com Ambassador
NASM Personal Training Certification - In Progress
Qualified Mental Health Specialist
Recovery Support Coordinator, Eating Disorders
Movement Liaison, Eating Disorders