Co-Founder of Hard as Nails
Since Hard as Nails was founded in 2002, Justin Fatica has impacted over two million people. He’s been an itinerant speaker for 20 years, speaking in 4 countries and 44 states. He is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Elementary Education and Master of Arts in Education.
Justin has been featured on numerous media outlets such as Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, TBN, EWTN, and was the subject of an HBO film called “Hard as Nails,” as well as a 10 episode television series on EWTN called “You’re Amazing with Justin Fatica,” which focuses on the impact that he and You’re Amazing Missions has made while traveling on the road. He has also gained more than 1.1 million views on his weekly Facebook live videos since January of 2017 and thousands more followers on other social media platforms.
Justin is the author of 5 books, including 2 best sellers, “Hard as Nails: A Mission to Awaken Youth to the Power of God’s Love” and “Win it All: The Way to Heaven for Catholic Teens.” His other books include “The Prayer Workout Devotional: 40 Days of Biblical Reflections to Jumpstart Your Workout Routine;” “You’re Amazing” children’s book; and most recently published in March 2017, “You’re Amazing: A Message of Hope that will Change Your Life Forever.”
He has been endorsed by numerous priests and bishops, including Bishop Rhoades, of the Diocese of Fort Wayne, IN, who said: “With deep passion, Justin shares this faith, hope, and love with young people, teaching and inspiring them to have a living relationship with the Holy Trinity. Justin Fatica is indeed a new evangelizer, helping others to encounter Christ and the liberating truth of the Gospel.”
He is currently serving as the main speaker of You’re Amazing Missions with Hard As Nails Ministries and serves as the Executive Director. His spiritual director, Father Peter Cameron who is the Chief Editor of the Magnificat, and the missions’ Episcopal Advisor, Bishop Frank Caggiano of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT, help lead Justin in the spiritual decisions and the success of You’re Amazing Missions. Justin Fatica resides in Syracuse, New York, with his five children and his beautiful wife, Mary Elizabeth Fatica.