Joseph began his pursuit of martial arts and combat sports at the age of 7. Joseph obtained a black belt as a youth in Ishin Ryu Karate. Since then Joseph studied Tae Kwon Do, American Karate, American Karate, Kickboxing, Western Boxing and Freestyle Wrestling.
He began studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2005. Joseph has reached the rank of brown belt through the Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association and Mossey Martial Arts Academy.
Joseph has competed nationally in NAGA, Pan Ams, and AGF where he has won numerous medals. Additionally, he has coached over a dozen adults and youth to podium finishes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitions.
In addition to operating Pinnacle Martial Arts, Joseph works as a tattoo artist. Moreover, he is a family man that is thrilled to have his daughters participating in the sport he has dedicated his life to.