Justin serves as an Assistant International Student Advisor with International Student and Scholar Services which he joined in 2018. Prior to UT, he served as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of International Student Services at the University of South Carolina where he coordinated a campus and community internationalization program. Justin spent several years teaching in rural South Korea. He feels grateful to assist international students as they pursue their studies at UT.
Justin has a Bachelors in Intercultural Communication with minors in Korean Studies and Asian Studies. He has studied at several institutions in South Korea including Seoul National University where he received a certificate in Korean Language as well as Chonbuk National University and Chonnam National University through the Critical Language Scholarship. He also has experience in Thailand both as an exchange student at Thammasat University and as a volunteer instructor at a university and high school. Justin received his Masters of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 2018.
Beyond this, he is an avid tennis fan and can regularly be found on a court. He enjoys reading books by Haruki Murakami, napping in the grass, or crushing his friends at board games.