Justine Strut can be described as a maverick , never letting the norm chain her down. Coming from a borough known for its originality, Justine credits her roots as the center of her foundation. At the age of six, realizing her passion for performing, her parents quickly enrolled her at the historical Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club in the Soundview section of the Bronx where she was exposed to its extraordinary artists, mentors, and alumni. Threw dance she discovered her love of singing and quickly advanced to which she received an opportunity of a lifetime. At only sixteen she had the honor to work with International recording artist Don Omar. Since then she has been featured in numerous commercials for corporations like MTV, Heineken and even a Pepsi Super bowl commercial with legendary rock band Journey. She has been featured in television shows such as Lip Sync Battle, SNL, America's Got Talent and most notably as "Pilar" on the Fox hit show Empire. Justine has shared the stage with artists such as Zara Larsson, Neil Patrick Harris, Taraji P. Henson and most recently Coldplay. Justine most recently toured as a lead vocalist and principal dancer in the musical production 'Written in The Stars' and the burlesque show 'Tease' throughout Singapore, India and the Middle east.