A nationally renowned leader of the Wounded Warrior community, Justin Constantine is a widely acclaimed speaker with a captivating, entertaining, and inspiring message. A Marine officer, Justin deployed to Iraq in 2006. After surviving a gunshot wound to the head, he believes he now has a "second lease on life." Six years and dozens of surgeries later, Justin draws on his experiences throughout his recovery to share the valuable lessons he has learned. Through his journey of courage, injury, resilience and triumph, Justin demonstrates that people are stronger than what they think they are. Justin's military awards include the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, and Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
As a veteran, Justin applied both theMarine Corpsleadership principals he learned and the survival strength he exerted during his recovery to successfully start two small businesses between 2008 and 2010. Based on his experiences, Justin was asked to serve as a member of the Congressionally-mandated Department of Defense Recovering Warrior Task Force and has been invited to the White House on several occasions. Justin's speech topics include overcoming adversity, teamwork, leadership, and the power of change. The audience will leave with the inspiration to overcome any challenges and the will to seek opportunities to excel at work and at home.