Justin joined LightSail after five years of teaching in NYC public schools. He began as a Teaching Fellow in the Bronx and then taught at Achievement First in Brooklyn. While teaching, Justin also coached student teachers from Fordham University and the NYC Teaching Collaborative. Justin earned a BS in Math from Tulane University and a MA in Teaching from Relay GSE.
If Justin could be any fictional character from a book, he would be Charlie from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory because Charlie is kind, brave, and gets a factory full of candy.