Joe is from the small town of Lonoke, AR and moved to Colorado in 2001. He attended the University of Central Arkansas and earned a Masters of Art in English Literature, and later attend the University of Denver through the Ritchie Program for School Leaders. Joe was an English and writing teacher for 11 years at both the secondary and college level, and he served as assistant principal in three of the largest comprehensive high schools in DPS before joining the Manual family. Joe and his wife Sarah have two young children, Jack and Grace, and they all enjoy spending time in the great outdoors of Colorado. Joe is proud to be a Thunderbolt and is honored to be a part of the amazing Manual community!