Joshua grew up and went to school in small town Iowa, where he excelled in basketball, track, and golf. After high school, went to Iowa State University for two years, studying in Landscape Architecture and Turfgrass Management. Transferred to Mississippi State University to start my PGA career through the PGM Program. During his time there he played and worked at many great courses across the country. Received PGA certification, last semester in school. After school, went to Albuquerque, New Mexico and worked at a resort style course that did over 40,000 rounds a year. After two years, decided to move back to Iowa and now work at a public facility just outside of Des Moines.