Joseph grew up in Swainsboro, GA and is a graduate from Swainsboro High School. He then attended East Georgia College and Georgia Southern University earning a Bachelor of Kinesiology, Exercise Science. Joseph then earned a Master of Divinity in Next Generation Ministries from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joseph is engaged to Julie Scott and they plan to marry in June. Julie is a Middle School English/History teacher at Trinity Christian School in Statesboro,GA. He is also an avid NC State fan.