Dustin received Christ as his Savior at the age of seven. He began serving with CEF in 2001 as a Christian Youth In Action (CYIA) summer missionary and became a local director in 2011. Dustin holds an undergraduate and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Columbia International University. His background as a public elementary teacher introduced him to his wife, Leslie, who is also an educator. They have four children, love to serve in ministry together, and have a passion to point others to Jesus.