Mr. Austin is a University of Florida graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre performance. After living and working in New York, he returned to the North Florida area to participate in its current arts and culture renaissance. Mr. Austin regularly works with local theaters and was voted Best Actor in Folio Weekly’s “Best of Jax” (2014). He also hosts a Northeast Florida lifestyle program, “Hometown,” on WJCT. This is his first year at Jacksonville Heights Elementary School and second year at Lake Shore Middle School, teaching an integrated theatre/civics course.