Dustin was born and raised in Houston. He graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in music. A year after graduation, he attended law school at Texas Tech University where he graduated with a JD and MBA. Since graduating law school in 2013, he’s practiced law in various capacities. He moved to Tyler in 2013 and almost immediately began volunteering in the AV booth. In November 2022, Dustin joined staff full time as the Communications Director where he oversees communications and the AV booth.