Justin HK: Portfolio & Resume

Music critique, Essay, and Fiction

“Stupid Shit: Adapted Lyrics and Poems” by Justin H.K. (my poetry book)

“Keego Harbor Is A Masterpiece Of Metro Detroit Americana” Album Review

19 Haikus For The End Of The World

MEG/\DETH TEE (Oh Lonesome Ana) Review on Rock At Night

Cheap Teeth’s “What A Feeling, What A Day” Review on Rock At Night

DWR Top Ten Albums/EPs Of The Year

“FIDO” short horror story

“Mental Health and Music” Essay

Oh My Goodness EP Review

“You Can’t Go Out For A Cigarette In Space” short sci-fi story

Cartooning And Design

Acrylic Art



Grand Valley State University
Allendale MI
BS in Education and Biology
– Minor: Earth Science
– Integrated Science Endorsement (DI)

Music, Writing, and Marketing

Songwriter since 2013
– Justin HK, The Existential Dread, The Existential Dead, Rebel Prom Queen
Dirt Witch Records
– Music production and blogging since 2021
– Marketing my own, and my brother in law’s music

Work History

Recent Service Job History

Spring/Summer 2021
-Addison Oaks County Park
Oakland County, MI
Park Maintenance Help
-Weed whipped park areas
-Blew off trails with leaf blowers/ buffalo blower
-Supervised controlled burn pile

Chemistry & Biology Experience

May 2020-December 2020
-Integrated Pest Management Technician
-LivWell Enlightened Health
-21590 Hoover Road
Warren MI, 48089
-Worked in biosecure facility
-Scouted for pest and entered scout information
-Applied and logged pesticide applications

Chemistry & Biology Experience (Cont)

April 2019-December 2019
-Integrated Pest Management Technician
-Green Peak Innovations
-10070 Harvest Park Dr
Dimondale MI, 48821
-Worked in biosecure cannabis grow operation
-Scouted for pest presence and plant health
-Set up and managed scout and application database
-Applied appropriate pesticides and beneficial control agents
-Furthered knowledge of plant/cannabis growth through article research
October 2018-April 2019
-Laboratory Analyst
-ALS Environmental
-3352 128th Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
-Conduct and report data on various environmental tests
-Communicate issues with test components or client samples
-Review SOP’s and Standard Methods to ensure test compliance

Chemistry & Biology Experience (Cont)

February 2017-February 2018
-QC Immunodiagnostics Team Lead (As of -November 2017)
-728 Shiawassee St
Lansing MI, 48912
-Conducted tests to ensure product quality
-Worked primarily with lateral flow devices
-Go to for dairy antibiotic testing
-Managed 3rd shift work flow
-Trained new employees on GLP’s and product testing
Fall 2015-Winter 2016
-Chemistry and Biology Teaching
-Leona Group
-Benton Harbor Dream Academy
-Worked with under-served student population
-Designed Biology and Chemistry Lessons
-Conducted labs
-Contacted parents through phone and e-mail

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