Justin is a 4th generation Lithuanian-American who has devoted himself to the preservation and education of Lithuanian culture at home and abroad. In 2006, he participated in the Misija Sibiras project, the purpose of which was to explore, document and commemorate labor camps and places of exile where Lithuanians suffered throughout the Soviet Union. As the only American delegate, he traveled to Russia's Komi Republic, home to one of the largest camp systems in the USSR. Since then, he has written numerous scholarly articles and reviews concerning the history of Lithuania and the Lithuanian-American community. Justin currently teaches history at the high school level in the suburbs of Chicago.