Honesty, Respect, Compassion,
Courage and Service
Justis, of Samoan descent, was born and raised in West Auckland but now resides in South Auckland with his wife and two children. His mother’s family is from the villages of Falealupo and Faleasi’u and his father’s family is from the villages of Sagone and Satalo.
What led you to working at The Cause Collective?
It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking organisation that is working hard to make a positive impact in communities where my family live, learn, work and play.
Who inspires you and why?
My parents and grandparents. I take courage and inspiration from their hard work and sacrifice to provide for their aiga, play an active community role and help others live a fulfilling life.
What is your current role?
Strategic Communications Manager.
What do you do in that role?
I tell stories about the mahi our team is doing with local people to help communities make healthier choices and live healthier lives.
What is one funny/quirky/interesting thing that no-one knows about you?
My middle name is Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. My mother was on her way to a conference in Nairobi, when she was informed by a doctor that she was pregnant.