Justin Pierce was a member of the original Zoo York skateboard team, and is featured in the Zoo York 'Mixtape' video (1998), magazines and adverts for the company. He was also a member of the original 'Supreme Crew' along with fellow Zoo York team riders and close friends Harold Hunter, Peter Bici, et al. In his memory Supreme have released featured images of his Skateboarding (taken by photographer Ari Marcopoulos) in their clothing lines and publications. Promotional footage of Pierce and the 'Supreme Crew' skateboarding has recently surfaced on the Supreme New York website While skateboarding in Washington Square Park, Pierce was discovered by film director Larry Clark, who cast him in his controversial 1995 film Kids. After the success of Kids, Pierce won an Independent Spirit Award for his portrayal of Casper, the profane and drug-addicted skateboarder friend of Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), and relocated to Los Angeles.