Joey was born in the Sunshine State (Sarasota) but grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After high school, he moved to the Twin Cities and majored in Electronic Media with an emphasis in Audio Production at the University of Northwestern, St. Paul where he also played baseball. His radio career has brought him through Sioux Falls, Fargo, and now Orlando. He developed a love for Christian music after seeing a Newsboys concert when he was in high school. In his free time, you can find him playing guitar, checking out the beaches, or hanging with his dog, Zoey.