Justin Coppedge
Leadership DISD

Justin Coppedge

Current Neighborhood/Town:

North Dallas

Lived Here Since:

June 2011


Colorado Springs, CO

Other Places I’ve Lived:

St. Louis, MO


Austin College, B.A. in Biology

University of Missouri – St. Louis, M.Ed. Secondary Education

Local Networks I Participate In:

Leadership DISD

Dallas’ Best-Kept Secret:

The number of other transplants. There are a ton of people living in Dallas who aren’t from here.

Last Weekend I:

Cheered on Dallas Marathon runners, played dominos outside with friends (in December, without a jacket), worked, met with others to talk about ways to develop more community engagement in our schools.

Favorite Nearby Outdoor Activity:

Dallas Arboretum

All-Time Favorite Musician/Group:

Not sure I have one…but recently digging the Lone Bellow

Favorite Recreational Activity:

Something involving power tools and a trip to a home improvement store

Best Place to Sweat:


I Get My Local News From:

Dallas Morning News, Dallas Observer, KERA