Joe graduated in May 2010 with a business degree from Prairie View A&M University. He plans on going to back to school to get his masters and is currently taking GMAT courses and working as assistant manager at Calvin Klein Outlet Retail Store.
At Prairie View, Joe was involved in Students in Free Enterprise (S.I.F.E.), Campus Activity Board, Intramural Basketball, AmeriCorps and has continued his volunteer work with the Johnny Mitchell Boys and Girls Club and The Steve Francis Foundation. Joe and his two older sisters were raised by his mother, who taught them to always think positive and do positive in order to live positive.