Joseph is originally from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He attended Eastern New Mexico University and graduated summa cum laude with a double-major in Political Science and Criminal Justice. While an undergraduate, Joseph was appointed by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to serve on Eastern’s Board of Regents. During his 1L summer, Joseph was a law clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Mexico in Albuquerque where he was part of the violent and community crimes section. In his free time, Joseph enjoys hiking (preferably in the mountains), spending time with family, and cooking.