While at State College Area High School (State College, PA) Justin excelled in football being named a captain of his team and was selected to play in the 24th Lezzer Lumber All-Star Classic. Justin also played rugby for State High and decided to continue playing at the next level at Penn State. Justin currently plays as a Flanker for the Nittany Lions. Penn State is one of the best college rugby programs in the country and is a part of the recently created College Premiere League which consists of elite Division I college rugby programs in the country. Justin is Junior at Penn State , earning a degree in Kinesiology- fitness studies option, and is staying two more years to play rugby.