Justine Smickle grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida before moving to Daytona Beach to attend Embry-Riddle. She completed her training at Embry-Riddle before joining Epic to earn her CFI and continue pursuing her CFII. She enjoys going to the beach, swimming, and of course, flying. She looks forward to bringing up new aviators and teaching them the passion that is aviation. Her main goal in flight instructing is to make a safe and fun experience for her students.