Justin Constantine is a Retired United States Marine Corps Officer, Leadership Consultant, Speaker and Author. He grew up in Virginia, and joined the Marine Corps while in Law School. He served a a Judge Advocate while on active duty. While serving in the Marine Corps Reserves in 2006, he volunteered to deploy as a Civil Affairs Team Leader. On a routine combat patrol with an Infantry Battalion, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper. Although the original prognosis was that he had been killed in action, Justin survived thanks to risks taken by his fellow Marines and a courageous Navy Corpsman. For his service in Iraq, he earned the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon and Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
Recovery and Entrepreneurship
Justin had an incredible recovery. He left the hospital in November of 2006 and was back to work in June of 2007. He worked for many as a lawyer for multiple government agencies. In 2012, he started his business being a Motivational Speaker and Leadership Consultant. Justin later started a Non-Profit organization and will be publishing a book in the near future.
Justin’s TEDx Talk “You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are”
…for me what worked was starting a business while I already had an income streams coming in