Dr. Justin Hastings grew up in Boise, moving here from California with his family in 1992. He graduated from Borah High School in 2000, after which he obtained his college degree in biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was an All-American baseball player in high school and carried his love for the game into college. He pitched for Cypress College in California before attending UCSB. Following graduation, he attended New York University College of Dentistry, where he graduated in the top of his class in 2011. In dental school, he was selected to go on dental outreaches in Nicaragua, Grenada and upstate New York. After dental school, he attended Louisiana State University where he obtained his Medical Degree (MD), completed a General Surgery Internship and obtained his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate upon completion of residency.