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 news media as a director before joining his wife to serve in the Peace Corps. He currently serves as a chaplain for the Veterans Administration of Puget Sound.
He has a Bachelors of Arts in philosophy and theology from the University of San Diego and will graduate in Spring 2020 from Seattle University with Master of Divinity.
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.