Justin Kendhammer is a native of Wisconsin and a longtime resident of Arizona. He received a BSc in psychology from Northern Arizona University, and has been teaching in Flagstaff since 2005. Justin is co-founder of a place-based school, Alpine Leadership Academy, which focuses on the Colorado Plateau. Justin is currently teaching at Summit Middle and High School. Outside of school, Justin enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking, and going on adventures with his wife and two dogs.