Justin Almeida was raised in Las Vegas, NV and now resides in Seattle, WA with his wife Heather, son Tobias and dog Leia. He worked in television as a director before joining his wife to serve in the Peace Corps. He currently works at University Unitarian Church as a religious educator.
He has a Bachelors of Arts in philosophy and theology from the University of San Diego and is currently in seminary at Seattle University studying a Master of Divinity with a focus on chaplaincy.
He has a passion for restorative justice, social equity and public theology. He volunteers as a chaplain working with incarcerated youth, and is a per-diem chaplain at Harborview Medical Center in downtown Seattle.
Justin has a black belt in Shaolin Kempo and enjoys spicy food, strong coffee, and craft beers & spirits. When not partnering, parenting, working and studying, he is an amateur home brewer and coffee roaster.