Justin Ellen is a talented cake baker and alum of Passaic County Technical Institute's, School of Culinary Arts. Starting off making cakes for his family and friends Justin worked on his skill of creative hyper-realistic cakes. Through social media, he gained popularity and recognition for his exceptional craft skills and hard work in cake baking where his career really took off!
Raised in Passaic, New Jersey, Justin discovered his love for baking at a young age. While attending PCTI he honed his skills in baking and pastry making. His dedication and hard work paid off after graduation, when he turned his passion for baking into a successful career, earning him a six-figure salary. Together with his family, Justin has a unique cake-baking business, Everything Just Baked, which quickly gained popularity and a loyal customer base.
In 2021, his talent and hard work earned him a spot on Netflix's baking show, "Is It Cake?!" where he wowed the judges with his incredible cake designs and baking skills. On the show, he competed against 8 other bakers creating hyper-realistic cake replicas. He quickly became a fan favorite, and his popularity soared even higher, becoming a sought-after baker.
His creativity and unique style have caught the attention of celebrities and the distinction of celebrity baker by creating stunning cakes for professional makeup artist, Tenisha Billington and R&B music icon Mary J. Blige.
Justin strives for more than just being a successful baker, he is a socially conscious entrepreneur, committed to empowering and uplifting people from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Through his line of at-home cake mixes and baking tools, he is making it possible for everyone to enjoy and create their own version of an Everything Just Baked cake.
Justin is an inspiration to aspiring bakers and culinary arts students everywhere. He has shown that with hard work, dedication, and passion, it is possible to turn one's love for baking into a successful and fulfilling career!