Dustin is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a double major in Philosophy and History. He attended law school at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama, where he was elected to the Editor-in-Chief position of the Jones Law Review. In addition, he received numerous academic awards and achievements, including Dean’s List, Best Paper, Best Advocate and an Excellence for the Future Award. Dustin and his wife Marisa are members of Fayetteville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, Tennessee.