Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Justin developed a passion and love for music at an early age from his parents who were both worship leaders and pastors. He began playing a variety of instruments and started leading worship at age 12.
At that early age, music and worship became the way Justin’s relationship with the Lord took form, and that has continued throughout his life. In 2004, Justin joined staff at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City where he spent fifteen years leading multiple worship sets each week that focused on studying and spontaneously singing the Bible.
Along with worship leading, Justin is a worship coach and also owns a production company called Firelight Creative that produces films and musicals. He has released five albums and been featured on multiple compilation projects along with writing and producing four full-length musicals. In addition, he travels extensively to lead worship and speak at events around the world.
Justin is currently based in Kansas City, Missouri, where he serves as a worship leader, songwriter, blogger, and composer. Justin is married to his wife, Naomi, who also sings and leads worship. They have two children.