Before entering the Society, Joseph earned a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles. Later he worked in the advancement office at St. Paul High School in Santa Fe Springs, California. During the summer of 2012, he participated in the “Six Weeks a Jesuit” program, tutoring at Washington Jesuit Academy in the nation’s capital. He completed his First Studies at Fordham University in New York. He performed his regency at Bellarmine College Preparatory School in San Jose, California where he served as a math teacher. He then studied at Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Beirut, Lebanon. Currently, he is studying theology at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.