Dustin is a native of Merrick, NY, where he grew up and spent his childhood. He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 2013 with honors. He was accepted into the University of Alabama's honors program and received the UA Scholar scholarship. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science in 2017. Dustin studied law at Touro Law from 2017-2019. Dustin is now planning to pursue a Master of Public Administration this fall.
Dustin has interned for both U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer. He has also interned in the New York State Supreme Court. He was worked on various local, state, and federal campaigns.
He ran for the 14th district of the New York State Assembly in 2018