Justin McLean, Percussion Director/Assistant Director of Bands at Hightower HS and Lake Olympia MS Band in Fort Bend ISD. Before his appointment at Hightower, he was the Percussion Director/Associate Director of Bands at Heights High School and former director of bands at Hamilton Middle School. He has received superior UIL ratings at both middle and high school, developed region band students, and a quality indoor percussion ensemble during his time there.
Mr. McLean is a Texas native raised in Rosenberg, Texas, a humble community right outside Houston. Justin’s love of music began at an earlier age and was heavily influenced by the church through gospel and secular artists/musicians. His ambitions propelled him to strive for excellence in his aspirations and his academic/professional life.
He received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Prairie View A&M University in 2011 and has had the pleasure of educating and training young musicians as a band director and percussion instructor for the past nine years in Houston ISD and now Fort Bend ISD. He is also a devoted music director and student minister in his local church and currently pursuing a Master’s degree through Reformed Theological Seminary.