Justin enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 19. He was stationed at Fort Hood with the 1st Calvary Division. He deployed to Iraq during both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2004 & 2005. He was awarded the Combat Action Badge, Purple Heart and other commendations and awards while conducting Sector Security, Close Quarters Combat, Squad Designated Marksman missions and engagements on IED employers. Justin deployed again to Iraq in 2008 & 2009. During this deployment he conducted route security and convoy security operations. Justin not only has advanced training from the Army, but he has the combat experience that validates, refines and solidifies the training.
Justin received his BA in Kinesiology from the University of North Texas in 2013. He’s been instructing at Proactive Defense since late 2012.
Justin was also a personal trainer while going through college. Has an AFAA Certification. He was one of the most sought after personal trainers at his facility. From Army to Present he has a multitude of experience training all types of people.
He now trains at Proactive Defense and has experience training many different levels of shooters from new shooters to FBI, Military . . .